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by Josh Rudolph | Feb 11, 2014
Today’s episode of PRI’s The World profiles the frequently house-arrested Tibetan...
by Josh Rudolph | May 16, 2013
Mao Yushi, the 84-year-old economist who last year won the Cato Institute’s Milton Freedom Prize for Advancing Liberty, is a prominent voice on one side of China’s ideological gulf — his free-market advocacy...
by Josh Rudolph | May 16, 2012
With his frequent opinion pieces and public lectures, venture capitalist Eric X. Li has established himself a rising Chinese public intellectual for the English-speaking world. Since 2011, a number of his writings have appeared...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 28, 2012
Last week in the New York Times, venture capitalist Eric X. Li wrote an op-ed arguing that China’s model of governance was superior to the United States’. Li has written equally provocative essays, including one,...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 21, 2010
The New York Times profiles Uighur professor Ilham Tohti: These are precarious times for Mr. Tohti, a brazenly outspoken spark plug of a man whose advocacy for China’s Turkic-speaking Muslim Uighurs has landed him on the...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 23, 2010
The New York Times’ Saturday Profile is of scholar Yu Keping: A closer look at Mr. Yu provides a small window into the role of those few public intellectuals who have learned to navigate what would appear to be treacherous...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 18, 2010
From the Associated Press: China’s government has grown increasingly sensitive about Tibet in the two years since rioting in the regional capital of Lhasa left 22 people dead and led to the most sustained Tibetan uprising...
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 Xiao Qiang | Mar 10, 2010
Dr. Yu Jianrong (于建嵘), chairman of the Social Issues Research Center of the Rural Development Institute of the China Academy of Social Sciences, delivered a speech entitled “Maintaining a Baseline of Social...
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