political power

China’s Limited Influence

Although China is seen by many as a world superpower with growing economic influence, Ian...

China’s Power Predicaments

Today’s New York Times ran an op-ed by scholar and CCP policy advisor Minghao Zhao identifying five “power predicaments” that China must acknowledge as its influence in the world order increases: The...

Bloggers Comment on Lin Jiaxiang

The case of Lin Jiaxiang, the party secretary of the Shenzhen Maritime Administration, who was caught on a surveillance camera harassing an eleven-year-old girl, has been a hot topic on blogs and in Internet forums in China. But...

China’s Classes of Haves – Southern News Online

As Chinese authorities continue to batter the drum of a “socialist harmonious society,” the possibilty of actually realizing such a thing seems to grow ever more distant. Such, at least, is the message suggested by...

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