In China, All Politics are Getting More Local
Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang’s core constituency consists of China’s roughly 3,200 local party leaders.
Local Chinese Officials Turn to “Black” PR Firms
Fearful of social media and Xi’s anti-graft campaign, some local officials are using firms to scrub their corruption from the web.
In China, All Climate Politics Are Local
The central government in Beijing appears serious about reducing pollution and greenhouse gases. Will local leaders listen?
Shangpu and Democratic Localism
Recent protests over land grabs in Guangdong Province highlight the challenges of governance in China.
The Curious Case of China's GDP Figures
Economists increasingly doubt the reliability of China’s economic data, and for good reason.
China's Christmas Spending Binge
Government agencies in China still have hundreds of billions to spend this year. How will they do it?