The President that China Never Had

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An activist lawyer heroically risks everything for his beliefs. Although he fails, his brave stand against authoritarianism wins him lasting admiration and changes the fate of his East Asian nation forever. The plot may sound …

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Why Is The Big Bang Theory Big in China?

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When producers at U.S. network CBS launched a show in 2007 chronicling the daily lives and dating woes of four nerdy California Institute of Technology scientists and their cute female neighbor, they almost certainly didn’t …

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Translation: What’s Wrong With Chinese Higher Education

To many people in China, domestic universities are known for “narrow admissions, wide exit” while American universities have “easy admissions, tough exit.” This means that Chinese students facing the high school entrance exam (“gaokao” in …

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