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China and the Fear of Failure
December 19, 2016
China and the Fear of Failure
China's system is not designed to acknowledge the reality of failure.
China and the Fear of Failure
Can China Finally Solve Its Corruption Problem?
October 29, 2016
Can China Finally Solve Its Corruption Problem?
The Party's sixth plenum was an attempt to do just that.
Can China Finally Solve Its Corruption Problem?
How Far Is China From Another Cultural Revolution?
May 07, 2016
How Far Is China From Another Cultural Revolution?
Corruption and popular discontent led to one of China's most tumultuous periods. Could it happen again?
How Far Is China From Another Cultural Revolution?
China's Potential Pitfalls #2: The Limitations of China’s Political and Economic Models
November 11, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #2: The Limitations of China’s Political and Economic Models
30 years since beginning its reforms, China has yet to create a political and social model for sustainable development.
China's Potential Pitfalls #2: The Limitations of China’s Political and Economic Models
Why China's 'Retired' Leaders Don't Leave Quietly
September 10, 2015
Why China's 'Retired' Leaders Don't Leave Quietly
Unlimited power and little supervision encourage officials to seek to influence politics long after they retire.
Why China's 'Retired' Leaders Don't Leave Quietly
Xi Jinping's Greatest Challenge
July 27, 2015
Xi Jinping's Greatest Challenge
It's not anti-corruption or the economy, but a deeper contradiction.
Xi Jinping's Greatest Challenge
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
No, China Isn't 'Fascist'
March 05, 2015
No, China Isn't 'Fascist'
Once again, Western media misunderstands China's political system.
No, China Isn't 'Fascist'
Is the Rule of Law Coming to China?
September 10, 2013
Is the Rule of Law Coming to China?
Some signs bode well, but profound shifts must be completed before the optimism is truly warranted.
Is the Rule of Law Coming to China?
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