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How President Xi Is Facing Pushback From Within the Communist Party

Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.25.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

A highly significant essay, "A Thousand Yes-Men Cannot Equal One Honest Advisor," appeared recently on the website of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, which is in charge of Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign. It was signed under the pen name Lei Si and was widely seen as pushback against a range of Xi's recent policies, though elliptically cloaked through recalling tales of emperors and their advisors in China's long past. Read the English version here.

The Future Of Democracy In Hong Kong

ChinaFile | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

ChinaFile Presents Anson Chan and Martin Lee in Conversation THE EDITORS Veteran Hong Kong political leaders Anson Chan and Martin Lee describ...

Homecoming: Shen Wei's 'Chinese Sentiment'

ChinaFile | Sun Yunfan and Shen Wei | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

The following video introduction for 'Chinese Sentiment' was previously published in ChinaFile by Sun Yunfan and Shen Wei. The video, featured above, ...

Are Ethnic Tensions On The Rise In China?

ChinaFile | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

A ChinaFile Conversation On December 31, President Xi Jinping appeared on CCTV and extended his “New Year’s wishes to Chinese of all ethnic gr...

Stranger Than Fiction

ChinaFile | Zhang Xiaoran | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

A Q&A with Yu Hua ZHANG XIAORAN 02.21.14 In the short 20 years since Yu Hua, a 53-year-old former dentist, has been writing, China has undergone ...

China In ‘House Of Cards'

Posted 02.21.2014 | World

A ChinaFile Conversation STEVEN JIANG, DONALD CLARKE, KAISER KUO, EVAN OSNOS 02.19.14 China figures heavily in the second season of the Netflix se...

China's Way to Happiness

ChinaFile | Ian Johnson | Posted 02.20.2014 | World

Richard Madsen is one of the modern day founders of the study of Chinese religion. A professor at the University of California San Diego, the 73-year-...