John Foley

John Foley is breakingviews' Greater China correspondent, based in Hong Kong. He previously wrote on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, consumer goods, mining, and luxury.

Dec. 6 2012 4:50 PMWhy It's Too Late for the SEC to Go After Chinese Companies
Oct. 8 2012 2:06 PMIs Chinese Telecom Provider Huawei a U.S. Security Threat?
Aug. 28 2012 4:36 PMReading the Tea Leaves of China's Big Changeover
Aug. 20 2012 7:25 PMPussy Riot's Guilty Verdict Spooked Investors, But Gu Kailai's Won't
Aug. 3 2012 11:11 AMOlympics A Bad Metaphor for Economic Rivalry
June 20 2012 5:36 PMChina bean-counters should open their books.
March 22 2012 5:07 PMJaguar Is Far From Becoming China's Next Top Model
Nov. 15 2012 2:18 PMThe Good News About China's New Leadership
Sept. 28 2012 3:09 PMIs China's Economic Slowdown Manageable? A Look At the Numbers
Aug. 21 2012 5:14 PMGoldman Sachs: Still on the Wrong Side of China's Great Wall
Aug. 8 2012 2:42 PMStanChart Anti-U.S. Rant Will Resonate
June 29 2012 3:37 PMJulliard Improves Tone of China's Urbanisation
April 13 2012 11:32 AMGrowth is the Least of China's Big Three Worries
Feb. 17 2012 10:12 AMPolitical Flameout Shows Risks Hidden in China



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.