Keyu Chen

Keyu Chen served as financial translator for Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. He holds M.A. in international journalism and communication from Beijing Foreign Studies University. He's interested in political communication, comparative politics and international relations.

Persuasion Via Historical Analogy: Obsession With the Cultural Revolution

In line with the liberal discourse, as the insurrection and storming of Capitol Hill incited the former President Trump on Jan. 6 was depicted...

Demystify Corruption in China

A Review of China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption by Yuen Yuen Ang The Chinese authoritarian regime appears so exceptional that it...

From Birth to Death: The Life Cycle of Dictatorships

A Review on "How Dictatorships Work: Power, Personalization, and Collapse" by Barbara Geddes, Joseph Wright and Erica Frantz On “how governments work”, there is a...

The Coronavirus Doesn’t Terminate Globalization, but Transform it

During the past months, the coronavirus crisis escalated into a global pandemic. It does not only claim lives. With flights stranded, supply chains disrupted,...

How China Shapes the Narrative of “Whistleblower” Doctor’s Death

The passing of Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the doctors who blew the whistle on initial outbreak of Coronavirus and was therefore silenced by...

How Authoritarianism Revives?

As the anti-globalization wave unfolds, liberal democracy is in stunning retreat worldwide and authoritarianism is advancing globally. According to Freedom House, between 2005 and...

The Fallacy in Chinese “Whataboutism”: Comparison of Chinese and Western “Political Correctness”

The latest dispute between China and the U.S. over the Houston Rocket manager’s tweet and the NBA marks the apparent spillover of confrontation between...

China’s Latest Playful and Interactive Propaganda Strategy

For decades, the Chinese Communist Party’s official propaganda styles have been dismissed as outdated and unpersuasive. Repeated grandiose and praising rhetoric in state-run media...

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Sri Lankan Crisis: Where are the International Money Lenders?

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Pakistan’s Political and Economic Imbroglio

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Of Ignorance and Politics: Why Do Some People Misrepresent Bangladesh and Its Development?

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