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Jordan Schneider

Conversations exploring China's tech scene, economy and politics. Guests include a wide range of policy analysts, business professionals, journalists, and academics. Hosted by Jordan Schneider and published on Lawfare. Please consider supporting me via Patreon and check out the newsletter on Substack


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Latest Episodes

I'm off getting married/honeymooning for the next couple of weeks so in my absence please enjoy this fine ChinaTalk vintage. How does a bookish Beijing teenager, who found himself stuck for six years planting potatoes in the Gobi Desert, grow up to s... more

11 days ago

I'm off getting married/honeymooning for the next couple of weeks so in my absence please enjoy this fine ChinaTalk vintage. How can China be so corrupt and yet grow so fast? What's the relationship between corruption and competent governance? How do... more

18 days ago

I'm off getting married/honeymooning for the next couple of weeks so in my absence please enjoy this fine ChinaTalk vintage. Mister Softee, the famed northeastern American ice cream brand, in Suzhou, China? Yes, that was a thing. Turner Sparks, risin... more

25 days ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 277 ratings
  • Chinatalk

    Thumbs up for the outro music selections

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • Informative, balanced and enjoyable

    China Talk is excellent resource for anyone interested in an in-depth, highly relevant, and genuinely knowledgable analysis of China.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States5 months ago
  • good podcast

    Insightful and discerning in its handling of topics related to China. Love the abundant book recommendations and overall sincerity from the host and guests. The show flows much better now since the addition of an editor

    Apple Podcasts
    jarnold palmer
    United States6 months ago
  • Very smart show!

    A great show, unique in tone and content in the China-related podcasting world. Jordan is clearly highly intelligent, deeply and broadly knowledgeable. I like the youthful energy of the show, and the sense that Jordan is pushing for better writing, talking, and analysis on China in general by highlighting things like Chinese-language sources that should be obvious to western China "experts" but are weirdly overlooked. Could the show benefit from better editing and production? Yes. Do certain epi... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States8 months ago
  • Five For You

    Seriously confused to as why this show is edited the way it is sometimes.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States8 months ago

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