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Ian Johnson on Religion in China, Past and Future
April 11, 2017
Ian Johnson on Religion in China, Past and Future
"Religion and the search for values are moving back to the center of a national discussion in China."
Ian Johnson on Religion in China, Past and Future
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
March 24, 2017
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
Even a tactically “successful” invasion of the island might lead to strategic defeat for the PRC and the Communist Party.
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
August 12, 2016
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
A review of Bruce Dickson's The Dictator's Dilemma.
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
Charting the Rise of Xi Jinping
April 13, 2016
Charting the Rise of Xi Jinping
Kerry Brown on Xi Jinping and the future of Chinese politics.
Charting the Rise of Xi Jinping
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
November 24, 2015
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
China's economic growth is slowing, but Beijing has a plan to keep people from feeling the pinch.
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
Where Does the CCP's Legitimacy Come From? (Hint: It's Not Economic Performance)
June 18, 2015
Where Does the CCP's Legitimacy Come From? (Hint: It's Not Economic Performance)
New research shows that China's economic performance has caused a decline in happiness among elites.
Where Does the CCP's Legitimacy Come From? (Hint: It's Not Economic Performance)
Why Do People Keep Predicting China's Collapse?
March 20, 2015
Why Do People Keep Predicting China's Collapse?
The Chinese party-state is certainly facing decay -- but so are most Western democracies.
Why Do People Keep Predicting China's Collapse?
Why Chinese Obey
July 16, 2013
Why Chinese Obey
True, the state gains legitimacy from performance. But there is more to it than that.
Why Chinese Obey
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