Michael Schuman

the author of the book Confucius and the World He Created, The Brookings Institution

Michael Schuman is the author of the book Confucius and the World He Created. He was a foreign correspondent in Asia for Time and The Wall Street Journal.

Articles by Michael Schuman

Why a Confucian revival and the Internet could have unexpected consequences for China
For much of China's imperial age, Confucius served – unwillingly – as a tool of autocratic emperors. Today, China's new emperors – the leaders of the Communist Party – are again turning to Confucius to build support for their dictatorial rule. However, the Communists can't ensure their po ...