9 March 2018

Xi Jinping: president for life?

How the West’s own fear of democracy could be helping Xi.

6 March 2018

It isn’t only Trump who loves a trade war

The EU is just as protectionist and anti-China.

24 October 2017

No, China isn’t going back to Maoism

Xi isn’t the nostalgic Communist Western reporters claim he is.

23 August 2017

It isn’t only the Chinese who chill academic debate

British academics criticising foreign censorship should look in the mirror.

14 July 2017

Liu Xiaobo: champion of change

His passion for democracy put many in the West to shame.

10 July 2017

The cultural revolution on Western campuses

The alarming parallels between today’s student censors and Mao’s Red Guards.

21 October 2015

This China-bashing exposes Britain’s own insecurities

Why Xi Jinping’s visit has prompted so much handwringing.