The ongoing global pandemic has added significant strain to U.S.-China relations, already highly tense before the emergence of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan late last year. With both Xi Jinping and Donald Trump facing domestic...
by Sophie Beach | May 13, 2012
The New York Times’ Edward Wong writes that with the recent economic slowdown and the downfall of former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai, the so-called China model of governance, “a vaguely defined combination of...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 27, 2010
An article in Caixin looks at the tensions between traditional and modern societies and universal values vs. the “China Model Theory,” and what these ideas mean for the future of China: Early this century,...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 15, 2010
From blogger Zhang Minchang (张民昌), translated by CDT: On the afternoon of October 8th, 2010, a friend suddenly called me on the phone to say that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to Mr. Liu Xiaobo. Thereafter, I received...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 12, 2009
Nanjing-based blogger Tian Shewong (田舍翁) writes, translated by CDT: Today Sohu carried an essay with the topic “Experts have stated the ‘Chinese Model’ is facing a life and death trial, and cannot boast of...
by Kate Zhao | Jan 21, 2008
For the Far Eastern Economic Review, Nicholas Bequelin, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, reviews China Modernizes: Threat to the West or Model for the Rest? by Randall Peerenboom: Is China proving that developing countries are better off under an authoritarian regime that focuses on developing the economy, rather than under a democratic regime that […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods