Author: Wendy Qian

Wendy Qian is currently an undergraduate student at Claremont McKenna College, CA. She majors in Government and Religious Studies. Her interests in China range from societal values to economics.
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Contrasting Forecasts for China

At Foreign Policy, Minxin Pei argues that China’s continued rise is not a foregone conclusion, and that the U.S. should ready itself for a Chinese decline. Americans, he suggests, have long tended to overestimate the strength of rival powers. Could the same malady have struck Americans when it comes to China? The latest news from Beijing is indicative of Chinese weakness:

September 1, 2012

Netizen Voices: Power Cut at Indie Film Fest

It was a mere 30 minutes into the opening screening of the 9th annual Beijing Film Festival when the power cut off. Last year’s festival was also shut down by local authorities. Forced into private venues, prominent festival-goers vented their anger on Weibo: JiaZhangke: Indeed, films need electricity. I heard that the Bureau of Cinema is merging with the Electric Power Supply Bureau.

August 22, 2012

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