China: Here and Now

Published On: November 13, 2018
The Agenda discusses the lasting effects of China's one-child policy, instituted in 1978 and ended in 2016.
Published On: November 13, 2018

Starting in 1979, families were allowed to have just one child — now these single children are pampered, lonely, and burdened adults.

Published On: November 06, 2018

The children of Chinese billionaires flaunt their wealth on social media and fetishize British aristocratic culture — but will the mega-wealthy use their clout to help those less fortunate?

Published On: October 31, 2018
Diana Fu, a University of Toronto Asian politics professor, introduces two documentaries: Only Me Generation and China's 3 Dreams.
Published On: October 31, 2018
Diana Fu, a University of Toronto Asian politics professor, introduces the documentary, Beijing Billionaires.
Published On: October 31, 2018

Ontario is the world’s largest exporter of American ginseng to China — but disease and trade disputes are putting the lucrative industry at risk.

Published On: October 30, 2018
The Agenda discusses China's investments in Africa.
Published On: October 30, 2018

Through infrastructure projects and diplomacy, China is making inroads into Iran, Egypt, and other nations

Published On: October 23, 2018

The Belt and Road Initiative is opening up markets worldwide — but not everyone welcomes growing Chinese engagement.

Published On: October 16, 2018

Chinese workers are exposed to countless perils — but they often have nowhere to turn for protection.

Published On: October 10, 2018

How a game of Go between a teenager and a Western computer ignited China's artificial-intelligence startup industry.

Published On: October 09, 2018

Foreign governments may welcome the country’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative, but some of their citizens see it as a form of Chinese economic imperialism.

Published On: October 04, 2018
Diana Fu, a University of Toronto Asian politics professor, introduces two documentaries: China's Westward March and Exodus of 100 Million Farmers.
Published On: October 04, 2018
Diana Fu, a University of Toronto Asian Politics professor, introduces two documentaries: China's E-Commerce Revolution and Feeding Personal Wealth to Growth.
Published On: October 02, 2018
The Agenda discusses the rise of China in the 21st century.
Published On: October 02, 2018
The Agenda welcomes David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, to discuss China's future.
Published On: October 02, 2018

The country has become the world’s largest e-commerce hub. Find out how in the first episode of China: The Great Dragon.

Published On: October 01, 2018
Did China's one-child policy really create a generation of spoiled, privileged, selfish young adults?