Statue of Mao Zedong

Mao and Markets: The Communist Roots of Chinese Enterprise

Posted on: February 14, 2023

In his new book, Mao and Markets: The Communist Roots of Chinese Enterprise, Christopher Marquis argues that China’s economic success is based on—not in spite of—the continuing influence of Communist leader Mao Zedong. 

White and black pieces on a Go board

Growing Up With the Oldest and Most Complex Chinese Strategic Board Game

Posted on: December 9, 2022

Two professional Go players introduced the game, touched on their own experiences growing up with Go in China and Canada, and discussed the role of Go both in the past and in modern society.


Skyscrapers in Shanghai

A Global Business’ Growth Journey During China's Rise: Strategic Considerations Amid U.S.-China Tensions

Posted on: November 8, 2022

Sam Hsu, executive vice president of strategic planning at Ecolab, discussed the strategic considerations for building a bright future in business amid the intensifying tension between the U.S. and China.