When I watched the video of Dr. David Dao protesting being bumped from his United Airlines flight, I wondered what my mother
Xi's ongoing expansion of his own authority is not a foundation for moral leadership.
Metaphysics, as a discipline beyond physics, concerns itself with something more abstract than the concrete stuff of the
Voting with Their Feet: How Early Ruism (Confucianism) Conceived of the Relationship Between the State and its Citizens
Relying on this conversation and other related texts, we can summarize Mencius' view as follows: within an aristocratic monarchy
There are no reliable polls in China to assess the preference for the outcome of U.S. presidential election. The Chinese are conflicted but, in the end, probably prefer a Hillary Clinton victory.
Xi Jinping's foreign policy hinges on realizing "the China dream." But, beyond a nationalistic desire to "stand tall" on the global stage, few Westerners can articulate the underlying dynamics and motivations of Beijing's increasingly assertive behavior.
Most Americans, only marginally less ethnocentric today than twenty years ago, have a simplistic, nuance-free view of China and the Chinese people. Although apprehensive about the rise of an economic juggernaut and its impact on the American way of life, the images China casts up are rooted in the past.
Nathan Zhang is 12 years old and in seventh grade at the International School of Beijing. He has lived in China for about
Registration will be open until June 24th. If you are interested in this retreat or have any further question, please send
In this one world, it sometimes seems a race is on between the newly empowered and the recently dispossessed. The truth is not only that both realities exist simultaneously, but that one is a condition of the other.