Benjamin Carlson is GlobalPost’s senior correspondent covering China. Previously, he was executive editor of the Atlantic Wire in Washington. He has written on arts, culture, business, economics, and politics for The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, and more.
Gary Locke’s modesty irritated Communist officials. As a parting gift, they called him ‘banana man’ — yellow skin, white inside.
A leading expert sorts truth from hype on China’s worldwide resource quest.
Assailants used a meat cleaver on an editor who exposed hidden wealth tied to China's Communist elite.
Scrutinizing the US president’s meeting with the Dalai Lama.
To understand China’s green power record, just breathe the coal-soiled air. (Apologies, Thomas Friedman.)
The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?
The US grants far more green cards to wealthy Chinese as president Xi Jinping cracks down.