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Mark Jia

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We the People('s) Dictatorship? Constitutional Politics in the United States and China

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 4:37 PM

When it comes to constitutional comparisons between the United States and China, the story is more often one of contrast than analogy. Though Americans disagree about whether our Constitution is "living," most everyone can agree the Chinese Constitution has always been dead.

On one level, this should surprise no...

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China's 'Other' Innovation Gap

(7) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 10:40 AM

Now that China's 18th Party Congress has concluded, senior leaders have turned to the task of restructuring the Chinese economy. This effort will depend in part on how successfully China can create -- and not merely emulate -- new technologies. China's so-called "innovation gap," often attributed to an education system...

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