Liang Xingguo

Liang Xingguo

University researcher

Liang Xingguo has a PhD in law, and is a researcher in law and public policy in a university in Shanghai. He is also a licensed lawyer and is familiar with the social structure and norms of Chinese society.

A supporter of President-elect Joe Biden celebrate his victory in Wilmington, Delaware on 7 November 2020. (Jim Watson/AFP)

Chinese liberal intellectuals divided over Trump and the US elections

Liberal intellectuals in China are not a monolithic group. While the elites within the community once served to moderate divergent views, disagreements laid bare by the recent US elections shows that deeper schisms run deep, especially between those espousing conservative and liberal views.