Foreign Relations & International Law

ChinaTalk: BadChinaTake on China Twitter

Jordan Schneider
Friday, August 27, 2021, 11:51 AM

Published by The Lawfare Institute
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@BadChinaTake, an anonymous twitter account that combined vicious takedowns of, well, bad china takes with a blog https://wokeglobaltimes.com/ that does deep dives into everything from tankie subcultures to China’s Xinjiang policy, is one of the best things to hit China twitter. BadChinaTake was recently unmasked as Jake Eberts, a young DC-based China analyst. He joins us today to talk about his journey to twitter infamy. We get into

Whether the CIA, Chinese government, or George Soros fund him; Crisis, danger and opportunity; Whether you should argue with children online; The DC think tank complex and China Twitter’s redeemable qualities

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Outro music: 不再是少年 by 猛虎巧克力

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Jordan Schneider is the host of the ChinaTalk podcast and newsletter. He previously worked at Kwai, Bridgewater and the Eurasia Group. His Chinese landscape paintings "show promise."

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