Weekly Open Thread 2021 #15; How to punish Australia; G-7; Biden China strategyHappy Friday! I have six topics to seed a discussion but as always feel free to bring up whatever you like: 1. In yesterday’s newsletter I was a…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: G-7 foreign ministers statement Politburo meeting and study session Xi on the “New Development Stage” PRC running out of…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #14: How dangerous is Taiwan?; Meituan; Systems contestHappy Friday, for those of you heading out for the May Day holiday I hope you have a wonderful vacation. Since the whole country will be on vaca…
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The May Day holiday officially runs from May 1-5 this year, but plenty of folks are already heading out. There will still be no international travel, s…
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Today’s Essential Eight Meituan’s mess Universities targeted in new round of CCDI inspections US pushing back on cold-chain hypothesis for Covid Vaccin…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Another Ant-related investigation Propaganda rollout of Xi’s Guangxi tour PRC population already declining? PRC and Indi…
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Today’s Essential Eight items: Xi inspects Guangxi, visits Long March battle memorial Xi commissions new warships National Security and counter-espiona…
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Weekly Open Thread 2021 #13Happy Friday, going to try something different today, instead of seeding the discussion I’d love you all to get started and talk about whatever …
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Today’s Essential Eight items: More Party leadership for universities Xi at the Leaders Summit on Climate Provincial leaders on national security US-Ch…
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I wanted to share with the Sinocism community an interesting effort by CSET Foretell to aggregate individual forecasts (which are anonymous) to generat…
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Can you construct a new world order using the structure of the existing world order? That increasingly seems to be Xi Jinping’s goal, couched amidst ca…
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