What is wrong with a lot of Western media coverage of China?

First, let’s not make the sweeping generalization that American media is a proxy for Western media ok? The United States is a country that is considered by most Chinese to be a proxy for ALL Western countries, but its politics are actually quite different than the politics of Canada or Europe, and it tends to […]

Why are the Chinese so nationalistic?

Chinese people are generally more optimistic about their country than others. 85% of Chinese are optimistic about their country – see this excellent answer already – Robin Daverman’s answer to Why is Chinese nationalism so popular on Quora? While obviously nationalism exists in all countries, it seems disproportionately popular when it comes to questions about China. if […]

What will it take for KPop to overtake American pop music?

Kpop will never overtake American pop music. Patriotism factor – Americans will support American artists over Korean artists Korean artists don’t speak English well. This is a massive barrier. No American is going to listen to some song where they don’t understand the lyrics. And no, most Americans are not crazy BTS ARMY fans who […]