The debate concerning Xi Jinping’s capability and willingness to bring about reform in...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 8, 2013
The heavy-handed rewriting of the Southern Weekly newspaper’s traditional New Year greeting has triggered a staff strike, a barrage of letters and petitions, and an upwelling of popular support both on- and offline. In the...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 28, 2012
Together with the long-awaited announcement of a start date for the 18th Party Congress, Xinhua revealed on Friday that Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Party and will now face criminal prosecution: Investigations found that...
by Mengyu Dong | Jul 9, 2012
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...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 22, 2010
China Beat has posted an excerpt of the English edition of prominent public intellectual Wang Hui’s book, The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity: Discussions of the state are directly related to...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 6, 2008
In New Left Review, Zhang Yongle looks at Essentials of Dushu, a survey of the intellectual journal’s last ten years, which he calls, “a window through which the world can see China’s social upheavals during this...
by Liu Yong | Nov 17, 2007
Translated by Michael Huang, from China Elections and Governance: China is currently experiencing a period of rapid social transformation. On the one hand, its social economy has scored tremendous achievements; on the other,...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 13, 2006
In the International Herald Tribune, Pankaj Mishra writes: One day earlier this year I met Wang Hui at the Thinker’s Cafe near Tsinghua University in Beijing, where he teaches. A small, compact man with streaks of gray in...
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