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Xi Jinping, Confucius and Austerity

At Foreign Affairs, John Delury writes that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s austerity drive has less to do with macroeconomic policy and GDP growth, as it does in the West, and more to do with the Confucian philosophy of...

When Bad News Is Good News For CCP

Jeffrey Wasserstrom, professor of Chinese history and author of several books on China, tries to see the silver lining in recent gathering clouds, by showing that bad news for others can be good news for China’s...

Eric X. Li: A Tale of Two Political Systems

In a newly published talk from last month’s TEDGlobal 2013 conference, venture capitalist Eric X. Li reprises his defense of China’s one-party system, arguing that contrary to Western assumptions, it is characterized...

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