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Prosperity, Stability, Control: Beijing’s Clashing Priorities

Economic growth and poverty reduction are two of the Chinese Communist Party’s core goals and sources of legitimacy. Last week, a Wall Street ...
August 29, 2016 11:53 AM

Some Catholics Don’t Share Pope’s Optimism on China

Speaking in the northern Italian city of Pordenone this Saturday, Pope Francis declared his high hopes for warming relations with Beijing. China ...
August 28, 2016 2:19 PM

Ai Weiwei Dropped from Ningxia Exhibition

Ningxia’s Yinchuan Musuem of Contemporary Art has removed the work of artist-activist Ai Weiwei from an exhibition at the last minute, ...
August 26, 2016 6:10 PM