Daniel Bell

China: A Meritocracy of Mediocrity?

With the recent handover of power to a new Politburo Standing Committee, a debate has broken out between China watchers over what to term the method through which China chooses its new leaders. In the corner arguing for...

How the West Shaped China’s Ideological Battles

As China’s leadership transition approaches, the public battle of political ideals is becoming more acute. Despite their sharply divided positions, those on the left and the right share one thing: most of the vocal theorists...

Daniel Bell: The Chinese Confucian Party?

In the Globe and Mail, Daniel Bell offers his proposal for an alternative to the Communist Party: …The revival of Confucianism is not just government-sponsored. On the contrary, the government is also reacting to...

Daniel A. Bell: The Confucian Party

In the New York Times, Daniel Bell, professor at Tsinghua University, writes about the revival of Confucianism as a potential for a political reform movement in China: For the Confucians, any long-lasting and stable political...

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