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Jiang Zemin

Even China's Communist Party Needs Political Transparency

Doug Bandow | Posted 09.26.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

China is a great nation with extraordinary potential. But it faces equally significant challenges. It will fare better in the future with a more transparent political system. Ultimately the PRC's leaders will find it ever harder to hide the most important decisions from public view.

Can Authoritarian China Keep its Economic Miracle Going?

Doug Bandow | Posted 11.29.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

China has come far. But it has even further to go. Where it ends up is likely to depend on whether the government comes to trust its people and becomes accountable to them. If not, the 21st Century is unlikely to end up as the Chinese Century.

Matt Sheehan

China's Biggest Political Takedowns Since Mao

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.08.2014 | Home

BEIJING -- Last weekend, Chinese authorities announced the arrest of the former head of the country's internal security services, Zhou Yongkang, who b...

Squaring the Circle: Rule According to Law in a One-Party State

Minxin Pei | Posted 12.31.2014 | Home
Minxin Pei

The greatest dilemma facing the Chinese government in its long-standing efforts to build an effective legal system is how to ensure both the integrity of the judiciary and the Communist Party's monopoly of power.

PHOTOS: Shenzhen Is Where Your Stuff Comes From

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 01.13.2013 | Home
Thomas Shomaker

Although virtually everyone in America owns or wears products that came from Shenzhen, few have a real conception of the city.

Dalai Lama Advisor, Blake Kerr, Testifies in Trial Accusing Chinese of Genocide in Tibet

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Robbie Vorhaus

As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.