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Xi Jinping Cements Control After 20th Party Congress

There was little doubt about who would emerge ascendant from the 20th Party Congress. Nonetheless, the numerous profiles written on the man over the past week reinforce just how much power Xi Jinping has managed to accumulate as...

Communist Party of China to Amend Party Constitution – Xinhua

From Xinhua: The Communist Party of China (CPC) is going to amend the Party Constitution in its upcoming 17th national congress scheduled for Oct. 15, to “reflect” “the scientific concept of development” and other major theoretical developments, according to a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on Monday. The Political Bureau […]

China’s Quest for Political Reform: Inner Party Democracy or Constitutional Democracy? – Liu Junning

From China Elections and Governance: The “inner-party democracy theory”, which advocates substituting general political democracy with inner-party democracy, is one of the political reform paths that attract most followers. One should not be overly optimistic if inner-party democracy is set as the priority goal of Chinese political reform, but any attempt towards constitutional democracy other […]



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