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Scholars Cautiously Urge Political Reform

An open letter released on Christmas Day seeks to sway the new Party leadership towards renewed political reform, encouraged by Xi Jinping and others’ strong words against corruption and bureaucratic excesses. From...

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How Far Can The CCP Push Reform?

McClatchy Newspapers’ Tom Lasseter tells the story of a July 2010 uprising in the suburban Beijing village of Raolefu, where angry villagers disputed the shady re-election of a corrupt leader and where a court later...

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Law, Stability and Sliding Reform

New York University law professor Jerome Cohen argues that China’s efforts to build soft power are doomed to failure by its use of the criminal justice system as an instrument of political repression. This tendency seems...

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