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Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
September 15, 2017
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
How has democracy fared in Asia over the last decade – and what can help in pushing the agenda forward?
Democracy in Asia: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
July 14, 2017
Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
Tsai Ing-wen expresses condolences for the death of Liu Xiaobo and encourages Chinese people to pursue democracy
Taiwan's President Vows to Help China Achieve Democracy
A Path to 'True' Indirect Democracy in China
July 04, 2017
A Path to 'True' Indirect Democracy in China
China wouldn't have to make major structural changes to practice indirect democracy.
A Path to 'True' Indirect Democracy in China
Election Day in Beijing
November 23, 2016
Election Day in Beijing
What do elections look like in China's capital?
Election Day in Beijing
What China Is Missing as It Watches the US Presidential Campaign
October 24, 2016
What China Is Missing as It Watches the US Presidential Campaign
The worst aspects of Trumpism are already entrenched in China.
What China Is Missing as It Watches the US Presidential Campaign
David Shambaugh on China's Future
May 17, 2016
David Shambaugh on China's Future
An interview with David Shambaugh on the possible paths China can take.
David Shambaugh on China's Future
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
October 31, 2015
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
Is China's meritocracy actually a better alternative to Western-style democracy?
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
Government Oversight with 'Chinese Characteristics'
June 17, 2015
Government Oversight with 'Chinese Characteristics'
Why feedback machines in government offices aren't a substitute for political reform.
Government Oversight with 'Chinese Characteristics'
Why Should China Embrace 'Universal Values'?
June 16, 2015
Why Should China Embrace 'Universal Values'?
An argument for "universal values" with Chinese characteristics.
Why Should China Embrace 'Universal Values'?
Imagining China Under a Two-Party System
March 11, 2015
Imagining China Under a Two-Party System
A recent piece in Xinhua posits that a two-party state would have crippled China's development.
Imagining China Under a Two-Party System
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
November 05, 2014
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
While Hong Kong protests, is it really the case that democracy could never take root on the mainland?
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
October 24, 2014
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
China could do well to follow Deng Xiaoping’s advice.
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
China's Democracy Challenge
September 16, 2014
China's Democracy Challenge
Xi Jinping should follow in the footsteps of Chiang Ching-kuo, not Putin, Mao, or even Deng.
China's Democracy Challenge
What Happened to China’s Liberals?
September 15, 2014
What Happened to China’s Liberals?
Missteps by the world's democracies have forced China's closeted liberals to lay low.
What Happened to China’s Liberals?
Hong Kong and China: Mourning the Democracy Dream
September 04, 2014
Hong Kong and China: Mourning the Democracy Dream
Beijing's approach to Hong Kong is a blow to larger hopes for Chinese democracy.
Hong Kong and China: Mourning the Democracy Dream
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
July 20, 2014
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
It is not at all clear that more democracy would lead to higher growth.
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
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