Minxin Pei
Aug 18, 2013
Bo Xilai trial exposes truth about China's system
If Chinese leaders hope that the Bo Xilai trial will put an end to the most sordid political scandal since the death of Mao Zedong, they are wrong. The case will dog the party.
Feb 1, 2012
Five myths about China's power
As China gains on the world's most advanced economies, the country excites fascination as well as fear, particularly in the United States, where many worry that China will supplant America as the 21st century's superpower. Many ask how China has grown so much so fast, whether the Communist Party can...


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan