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The New Yorker is a weekly magazine offering a signature mix of reporting and commentary on politics, international affairs, popular culture and the arts, science and technology, and business, along with fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons. The magazine is available in print at newsstands and by subscription. 

Last Updated: July 7, 2016

China’s Hong Kong Mistake

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
The Beijing government has rejected demands for free, open elections for Hong Kong’s next chief executive, in 2017, enraging protesters who had called for broad rights to nominate candidates.

Under the Knife

Christopher Beam
New Yorker
 Why Chinese patients are turning against their doctors.

Tiananmen at Twenty-Five: "Victory Over Memory"

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
Today, technology and globalism are prying open the lives of China’s people. But, in matters of politics and history, the Party is determined to silence even the “few flies” that Deng Xiaoping once described as a bearable side effect of an open...

“The Big Bang Theory” and Our Future with China

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
The United States has never faced a rival whose ordinary people lead lives that have so much in common with ours in America. (The Soviets did not get Carson.)

A New Kind of Spy

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee
New Yorker
Greg Chung worked on NASA’s space-shuttle program. Then, in 2010, he became the first American to be convicted of economic espionage. He was eager to help China: “He has a big heart,” his wife said.

After 3/1: The Dangers of China’s Ethnic Divide

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
The pressure posed by ethnic unrest is the biggest story on the Chinese horizon, and that struggle—the pressure from below, and the response it will bring—just moved into the foreground.

Class Consciousness

Ian Johnson
New Yorker
China’s new bourgeoisie discovers alternative education

Why China Needs to Rethink the Way It Treats the Foreign Press

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
A new report on elite wealth by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists suggests Beijing may need to change its whack-a-mole strategy of removing offending reporters one by one.

The Trial of the Chinese Dream

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
Xu Zhiyong tried to change China from the inside, but now he will be tried by the inside. 

The Trial of the Chinese Dream

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
The fate of Xu Zhiyong is a stark measure of change in China’s political culture. On January 22, Xu will go to court, in Beijing, where prosecutors are preparing to try him on the charge of “gathering a crowd to disrupt public order.”

Confucius Comes Home

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
In my fifth year in Beijing, I moved into a one-story brick house beside the Confucius Temple, a seven-hundred-year-old shrine to China’s most important philosopher.

In China, Can Plutocrats Have Political Opinions?

Evan Osnos
New Yorker
China’s men and women who have made it to the top of society by being unrelentingly determined are advised by the government to relent when it comes to calling for the rule of law, adherence to the constitution, or an end to abuses of power.&...

‘Where Are the Riots?’: China Watches the Shutdown

Jiayang Fan
New Yorker
In China’s social media - what amounts to China’s largest and most liberal classroom - microbloggers are taking the opportunity to teach one another the difference between federal and local authority in America and the protections, and perils, of...

Why Do Pandas Have Such Difficulty Breeding in Zoos

David Owen
New Yorker
Giant pandas in captivity are described as simply “reproductively incompetent” by David Wildt, the head of the Center for Species Survival at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. What will it take to get them to bone up on their sex ed?

Censorship, Sex, and the Bo Xilai Trial

Jiayang Fan
New Yorker
By allowing the ousted politician to have a say at all, and by releasing portions of the daily transcript the Party has highlighted its progressiveness and successfully deflected attention from the theatrical nature of a masterfully choreographed...