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2020 letter

On Jan 3, 2021
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RT @danwwang: My annual letter: https://t.co/fonCKwOoDL This year I discuss China's institutional strengths as well as its growing repressiveness; technology as a means to avoid decadence & complacency; Proust; the party's main theory journal; biking in Beijing; a culinary ranking; and more.
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Centralized campaigns of inspiration; Proust; rejecting complacency and decadence; the pandemic in Beijing; brown sauce; riding a bike; rejuvenation.

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On Jan 3, 2021
@patrickc shared
RT @danwwang: My annual letter: https://t.co/fonCKwOoDL This year I discuss China's institutional strengths as well as its growing repressiveness; technology as a means to avoid decadence & complacency; Proust; the party's main theory journal; biking in Beijing; a culinary ranking; and more.
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2020 letter

2020 letter

Centralized campaigns of inspiration; Proust; rejecting complacency and decadence; the pandemic in Beijing; brown sauce; riding a bike; rejuvenation.

The Problem With Xi’s China Model

The Problem With Xi’s China Model

Its successes are becoming liabilities.

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Xi Jinping's ideology is getting in the way of achieving what he set out to do for China

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China Is Weaponizing Globalization

China Is Weaponizing Globalization

The Chinese Communist Party has turned global ties into its own tools.

The Huawei indictment marks the end of US and China's cycle of trust

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The US Justice Department's criminal indictment of Huawei marks a new phase in the cycle of trust between the US and China.

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Xi Jinping is using artificial intelligence to enhance his government’s totalitarian control—and he’s exporting this technology to regimes around the globe.

Why the left must condemn China’s brutal authoritarianism

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Chinese society, Xi Jinping wrote in a recent article, should be like "stars revolving around the revered moon" – where the stars are the citizens, and the moon is the Chinese Communist ...

Can we trust Chinese Covid-19 science?

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The west has been wary of China’s rise as a scientific superpower, but the pandemic has made it impossible to ignore

Dear Chairman Xi, It’s Time for You to Go

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In this open letter, the author urges Xi Jinping to step down. Xu Zhiyong went into hiding in late 2019. The following open letter, which was released on 4 February 4, 2020, was written ...

China’s Coronavirus Crisis Is Just Beginning

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Xi Jinping’s handling of the epidemic is reviving political dissent.