Bao Tong

Hong Kong: What Now?

The demonstrations in Hong Kong have largely wound down on the streets, though in some areas...

Bo Said to Be Uncooperative as Trial Delay Lengthens

With the former flood of news about fallen Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai slowing to a trickle, rumors have rushed in to fill the gap, even in China’s own state media. According to some of the more recent mutterings,...

Zhao Ziyang Remembered; Tiananmen General Dies

Zhao Ziyang, former Party general secretary and national premier who opposed the use of force against Tiananmen protesters in 1989, was honored by visitors to his former home in Beijing on Thursday, the 8th anniversary of his...

At 79, Ex-Party Official Lambastes Chinese Leaders

On NPR, Louisa Lim interviews Bao Tong, former aide to former CCP General Secretary Zhao Ziyang, about the current state of the Communist Party and the new generation of leadership who is slated to take power early next year:...

Bao Tong: ‘In the Current System, I’d Be Corrupt Too’

For the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson meets with Bao Tong, former director of the Communist Party’s Office of Political Reform and the policy secretary for Zhao Ziyang, former CCP General Secretary. During the 1989...



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