China’s money supply had a net increase of 11 percent from 2013 to 2014, an increase that is significantly higher than the country’s economic growth...
How China’s Amateur Diplomats Teach ‘Lessons’ to Western Institutions
When the Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) prepared for its annual meeting, the organizers didn’t expect any trouble. Well, they should have expected some trouble... Read more
‘The Interview’ Film You Haven’t Heard Of, But Should
There’s a recent film produced stateside by an American director that has angered a communist nation to the nth degree across the seas. It underscores... Read more
China Uncensored: Why Western Companies Are Being Targeted in China
We all know the conventional wisdom about Western businesses in China. They’re highly respected, Western businessmen are welcomed with open arms, and so on. But... Read more
Why Is Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Provoking Hongkongers?
Commentary Hong Kong’s chief executive Leung Chun-ying was supposed to appease the city’s citizens with solutions to their political and social angst in his annual... Read more
Bearing Witness to Tibet: A Memoir and Protest
From Delhi to Peking I was 15 years old in January of 1973 when my father was appointed U.S. Ambassador to India. I had been... Read more
Sony and the Ongoing War for U.S. Opinion
America was shocked. A major Hollywood film maker had its proprietary information hacked—personal emails, scripts, unreleased footage—and spilled out onto the web. The criminals wanted... Read more
China Uncensored: Top 10 Craziest Stories From China in 2014
Nazi Aliens run the US? A ban on puns? Underwater trains to America? These are just a few of the unbelievable stories that have come... Read more
What Xi Jinping Really Means by ‘One Country, Two Systems’
When Chinese leader Xi Jinping was in Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory’s return to China last week, he rehashed a familiar refrain:... Read more
China Uncensored: China’s Giant Spider Tank the Future of War?
Okay, that was just an attention grabbing headline. China is not building a spider tank. Spiders have 8 legs. This tank has 11. Which is... Read more
China Uncensored: How China Turned CIA Torture Report into Propaganda
So there are some reasons why you might think the horrendous acts of torture committed by the CIA in the name of the War on Terror... Read more
China Uncensored: The Truth Behind Traditional Chinese Kung Fu
There’s a lot of mystery surrounding traditional Chinese martial arts. Is kung fu really as powerful as karate, muay thai or jiu jitsu? Or is... Read more
China Uncensored: Democracy Is Dead in Hong Kong
Well those pesky protesters who have harmed the good people of Hong Kong, blocking traffic, hurting business, have finally been cleared. The good guys lost... Read more
A History of Organ Pillaging in China
The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem By Ethan Gutmann, Prometheus Books, 2014, 355 pages Author Ethan Gutmann... Read more
I stood transfixed at the lone white notice posted at eye level on the thin evergreen’s trunk, the sole trace of human hands in this... Read more
China Uncensored: The Police Brutality of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement (+Ken Tsang Interview)
One of the criticisms I often get from the thoughtful and polite commentariat on this show is, why don’t I see things from the perspective... Read more
China Uncensored: Hong Kong Wet Market – OMG Is That Still Alive?!
While I was in Hong Kong, I went to a local wet market in Mong Kok in search of coffee. But what I found was... Read more