Shaun Tan, Writer
Nov 15, 2017
Why do dictators bother paying lip service to democracy?
Helmut K. Anheier, President and Professor, Sociology at the Hertie School of Governance
Sep 26, 2017
US President Donald Trump’s nearly eight months in office have been characterized by a series of disturbing political developments. But Trump is not entirely to blame. His presidency is just the latest act in a long-running political tragedy.
Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Sep 25, 2017
The average Chinese person probably knows more about the United States than the average American knows about China. A closer look at modern China’s history and politics, however, will reveal that the two countries have a great deal in common.
Daniel Bell, Chair Professor, Schwarzman Scholars program, Tsinghua University
Jun 16, 2015
Do the meritocratic features of the China model produce more competent leaders than democratic elections in America? In key ways, this seems certainly true.
Gao Xinmin, Professor, CPC Party School
Oct 25, 2012
As the 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China draws near, China’s democratic process will once again draw significant attention. Gao Xinmin argues that inner-Party democracy has become a key feature exemplifying both the development of the Communist Party of China and the advancement of democratic politics in China as a whole.
Jacob Stokes, Research Assistant, Center for a New American Security
Aug 11, 2012
Despite intense focus on U.S. domestic policy, China has been steadily gaining momentum as an important issue in the U.S. Presidential election. Regardless of which candidate wins, the next president must manage the complex U.S.-China relationship and match rhetoric against reality.