Commentary

Blind Chinese Legal Activist Chen Guangcheng to Xi Jinping: Reform Now or Risk Violent Transition

  • Mon, 12/03/2012 - 20:49

Exiled Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has posted a new video with a message for China's soon-to-be President Xi Jinping.

China: The Mao Dynasty Moves Toward Democracy And Human Rights

  • Tue, 11/20/2012 - 00:00

A more important, historically speaking, presidential election than America’s concluded last week … where Xi Jinping was entrusted with the leadership of China.

If China is doing so well, why do so many Chinese think of moving here?

  • Mon, 11/19/2012 - 21:24

The signs of America’s decline and China’s rise seem to be everywhere: The U.S. middle class is stagnating while China’s continues its meteoric ascent.

What Can Change In China?

  • Sun, 11/18/2012 - 19:52

The 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) opened in Beijing on November 8 amid almost unprecedented security.

China's new leaders must end 'cultural genocide'

  • Sun, 11/18/2012 - 19:45

China's Communist party just wrapped up its 18th Congress with elaborate declarations of national unity and social harmony, and the announcement of their wholly unsurprising choice of new leader: Xi Jinping.

Tremor within the Chinese Communist Party

  • Wed, 11/14/2012 - 00:00

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is holding a new congress, the 18th, due to start on November 8.

The World Holds Its Breath for China

  • Thu, 11/08/2012 - 12:56

I hope that Xi Jinping will be a reformer who will move China away from authoritarianism.

When Will China Have Its First Minority President?

  • Thu, 11/08/2012 - 00:00

The country's current attitudes towards ethnic identity suggest it won't be anytime soon.

Unwelcome at the Party

  • Tue, 11/06/2012 - 00:00

On Thursday, China’s Communist Party will begin its 18th National Congress, which it nicknames “18th Major.”

China's new leaders must focus on rights

  • Thu, 11/01/2012 - 21:54

Speculation is rife about the changing of the guard at the upcoming 18th Communist Party Congress, with questions swirling about what a new leadership will mean for China and the world.

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