Regular Sinocism readers are no doubt familiar with John Garnaut, one of the top journalists covering China before he joined the Australian government…
Happy Friday! Only one starter question from me, along with a handful of links to some interesting stories. Watching the surprising and far from over…
Happy Friday. Some starter questions today, and of course please feel free to discuss anything else you want: How worried should government officials…
The Standing Committee met today and based on the readout it has decided to double down on "dynamic zero-Covid". “Persistence is victory 坚持就是胜利” the…
This free issue of the newsletter is an excerpt from Rush Doshi’s new book “The Long Game: China’s Grand Strategy to Displace American Order”, provided…
Edgar Snow goes to meet Mao
By China Media Project - The major event in Chinese official discourse in November 2021 was the release of the Resolution of the Central Committee of…
It looks increasingly possible that Beijing may be headed for some sort of lockdown. The municipal government went from announcing testing everyone in…
Things in Shanghai do seem to be improving somewhat but the city is far from fully exiting lockdowns, and there are lockdowns and disruptions in dozens…
There were several official articles overnight declaring that there will be no deviation from dynamic zero-COVID, and the final paragraph of the long…
Today is the official start of the annual Lunar New year migration home for tens of millions of migrant workers, for the few weeks each year they get to…
The PRC may have done more in the last four days to damage PRC-EU relations in very deep ways than anything the Biden administration could have done…