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How China Works

Feb 4, 2019

Steve Hoffman is known in both Silicon Valley and now China by his nickname Captain Hoff. He is the Founder and “Captain” of Founders Space, a leading tech incubator and the largest foreign one in China. He’s also a best-selling author and has spoken to millions of people live or on webcasts about East-West...

Jan 18, 2019

The future people live depends on the stories they tell themselves - or believe - now. Prof. Kerry Brown - Professor of Chinese Studies and Director at the Lau China Institute - joins us today from London for a deeply thoughtful chat about “this extraordinary moment” in China relations right now, and much more. Many...

Jan 13, 2019

Welcome to Season 2 of the show! To get started, we asked listeners what THEY were thinking about related to China as the new year got underway, and we present the results to you here. We’re coming to you from 4 countries this week! Enjoy. 


Dec 29, 2018

As a special way to wrap up Season 1 of the show, we decided to do an overview of some of the key takeaways from (almost) every episode. Somehow Brendan skipped #038, but you check out that one or any others at See you in 2019!


Dec 27, 2018

Flow. It’s how conversation moves, it's a state of peak performance, and it's exemplified in the paradox of water: fluid movement through cohesion. And it's maybe the best way to understand China. We also talk dan wei, Hollywood superheroes, & changing times.