Foreign Relations & International Law

ChinaTalk: BadChinaTake on China Twitter

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

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@BadChinaTake, an anonymous twitter account that combined vicious takedowns of, well, bad china takes with a blog 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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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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