China Talking Points Podcast
(English) Respect for China’s Energy Policies
二月 25, 2010 | No Comment
(English) Respect for China’s Energy Policies

(English) Yes, on the one hand we are very critical of the pollution that has run rampant in China, and we also are fearful of losing leadership in green/clean energy, but in-between those headlines is respect from opinion leaders in the US that China is proactively addressing its energy issues through clear policies and ample investment.

(English) China Pushes North Korea Talks – With What Aim?
二月 23, 2010 | No Comment
(English) China Pushes North Korea Talks – With What Aim?

(English) While the actions are real, and the role played by China important, American opinion will be more affected by sustained dialogue and actual results more than the delayed revelation that China said something to a relative of the dear leader.

(English) THE FRIDAY RANT: French??? Really???
二月 12, 2010 | No Comment
(English) THE FRIDAY RANT: French??? Really???

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(English) Understanding America: “Sticking it to the Man!”
一月 31, 2010 | No Comment
(English) Understanding America: “Sticking it to the Man!”

(English) There is a current within the recent debate over Google and China that many Chinese observers are overlooking. Both Michael and I feel agree that the reaction to Google’s opposition to Chinese censorship rules and the company’s threat to withdraw entirely from the China market are misunderstood. It is easy to take this one dispute and examine it in a vacuum. By itself, this controversy can be seen as a human rights issue/information imperialism/a Google business failure/control over the internet and the list goes on and on. While those are all valid filters to explore this issue, none of them adequately explain the overwhelming public support that Google is receiving in the United States for its decision to challenge the central government. Americans are rallying behind Google in this dispute because we, as a culture, as a people love to challenge authority:

(English) Preparing for Future Competition with China
一月 19, 2010 | No Comment
(English) Preparing for Future Competition with China

(English) Zogby International was commissioned by CNBC to poll of likely voters regarding their economic outlook and opinion about various policies that could be adopted. The poll is notable because it included questions about perceptions towards China – parsing out correlation between economic views and views toward China is a key point of interest these days.

(English) China’s Enters its own “Bush-Cheney Phase”
一月 13, 2010 | No Comment
(English) China’s Enters its own “Bush-Cheney Phase”

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(English) Glenn Beck’s America: If you aren’t familiar with it, you should be
一月 6, 2010 | No Comment
(English) Glenn Beck’s America: If you aren’t familiar with it, you should be

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(English) Oprah’s Interview with Chen Luyu on the Media in China
一月 5, 2010 | No Comment
(English) Oprah’s Interview with Chen Luyu on the Media in China

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(English) BYD Auto: China’s Canary in the Innovation Coal Mine
十一月 17, 2009 | No Comment
(English) BYD Auto: China’s Canary in the Innovation Coal Mine

(English) Year after year, Chinese products consistently draw headlines for poor quality. Just as with any product, it is important to remember that brand perception is not a rational science. Is BYD emblematic of a coming change?

(English) China’s View of Itself and the World
十一月 12, 2009 | No Comment

(English) Pew Global Attitudes Project shows global perceptions on US & Chinese leadership. What can we read into numbers from such surveys? Is national pride or despondency distorting true opinions?