Yu Keping

A Chinese Official Praises a Taboo: Democracy

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...

Yu Keping: “Democracy Is A Good Thing,”

The Globalist has posted Part III of the excerpts from Democracy is a Good Thing, by Yu Keping, deputy director of the Translation Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party Committee and a professor of politics at Beijing...

Democracy And Political Progress In China РYu Keping (俞可平)

Yu Keping (‰øûÂèØÂπ≥) is Deputy Director of the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau and Director of the Center for Chinese Government Innovations at Beijing University. The original was published in the Beijing Daily on September 17, 2007. From China.org.cn: Chinese President Hu Jintao, also the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party […]

Reading Phoenix Weekly: Gao Qinrong, Yu Keping, Kim’s Successor, Etc.

In the March 25 issue of Phoenix Weekly, an “anonymous” ex-inmate recounts life in the Chinese prison system: Prisoners who’ve just gone in will get a hazing from long-time inmates. Normally, the block monitor himself – the group leader of the cell – will dress them down, and there are all sorts of ways of […]

Democracy Is A Good Thing – Yu Keping

ESWN has translated a widely-discussed essay by Yu Keping, deputy director of the Central Translation Bureau and director of Center for Chinese Government Innovations at Beijing University: Democracy is a good thing, and this is not just for specific persons or certain officials; this is for the entire nation and its broad masses of people. […]

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