Chinese Communist Party

The Shanghai lockdown is testing the limits of the CCP’s control

23 April 2022 9:00 am

China’s lockdown protestors cannot be silenced

Is an anti-Xi resistance emerging?

22 February 2022 2:22 am

From the 1980s to 2017, at least every five years, China’s National Party Congress would be a moment of intriguing…

The CCP training programme at the heart of Cambridge

5 February 2022 9:00 am

The cosy links between Cambridge and the CCP

The day I was tapped up by Chinese intelligence

5 February 2022 9:00 am

Britain is still too complacent about Chinese influence

Wuhan clan: the price I paid for my lab leak exposé

23 October 2021 9:00 am

The price I paid for my lab leak exposé

Is anywhere in the world still safe for China’s Uighurs?

3 July 2021 9:00 am

Is anywhere safe for the Uighurs?

My fight to stop the Chinese censors sanitising Dante

13 March 2021 9:00 am

How Dante fell foul of the Chinese Communist party

Will Samuel Pepys be cancelled next?

30 January 2021 9:00 am

A seemingly obscure battle in an ecclesiastical court could threaten the security of every historic monument in the care of…

What the West can do about China’s Uyghur labour camps

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Who profits from Uyghur labour camps?

How should Britain respond to the takeover of Hong Kong?

16 January 2021 9:00 am

The West’s approach to China must change

beijing

Beijing revels in Washington’s chaos

9 January 2021 4:50 am

The events on Capitol Hill were always going to be met with schadenfreude — perhaps even glee — among autocracies in…

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The useful idiots of TikTok

19 December 2020 4:03 am

Tyrants have always had useful idiots to whitewash their crimes but few have proven as useful and idiotic as those…

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The Democrats don’t care what you think about their scandals

17 December 2020 2:00 am

I’ve watched with a mixture of amusement and surprise over the last few days as my right-wing friends have descended…

MIT

MIT’s China problem

11 December 2020 7:20 am

Mike Pompeo delivered a speech at Georgia Tech on Wednesday about the Chinese Communist party’s undue influence on American higher education.…

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Hunter becomes the hunted

11 December 2020 2:33 am

Are the chickens coming home for Hunter Biden? It certainly seems so, though experts differ on the critical question of…

The case for Chinese reparations

5 December 2020 9:00 am

It is time we started to talk about reparations. I am not of course referring to the demands made by…

How the UK can help Hong Kong

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Beijing’s authority is sweeping through Hong Kong

WHO

Rejoining the WHO will be Joe Biden’s first mistake as president

18 November 2020 7:28 am

In emails obtained by the Associated Press, the World Health Organization reveals it has recorded 65 cases of coronavirus among…

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Tony Bobulinski and implausible deniability

29 October 2020 12:17 am

It turns out that the 2020 US presidential election is not between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, as we have…

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The real reason for Pope Francis’s disgraceful Pompeo snub

3 October 2020 3:35 am

Why did Pope Francis refuse to meet Secretary Pompeo in Rome this week? The obvious answer is that he didn’t…

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The China election

1 September 2020 4:19 am

Bill Clinton, in a speech heralding China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2000, remarked that ‘by joining the WTO,…

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China disappears at the DNC

22 August 2020 6:03 am

Members of media hailed the all-digital Democratic National Convention and convention coordinator Stephanie Cutter, the former Obama adviser famous for…

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The media’s TikTok blindspot

4 August 2020 4:08 am

We learned about journalists this past weekend. Specifically, we learned about tech journalists who aren’t particularly interested reporting or analyzing…

Jesus College’s China problem

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Although Stephen Toope, vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, is committed to openness, it is a struggle to get information out of…

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?