Pin Ho is the founder and CEO of Mirror Media Group. Ho is a veteran journalist and a political commentator. He has been reporting on Chinese elite politics for more than thirty years.
George Yin is an associate-in-research at Harvard Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies and a visiting assistant professor of political science at Swarthmore College.
The authors would like to thank Sicheng Zhong (Swarthmore '21) for his research assistance toward this piece.