Chen Qun, Former VP, China Law Press
Aug 19, 2013
With the Bo Xilai trial commencing this week, Chen Qun writes that corruption has become the primary evil that the government must tackle, as it has stood in the way of reform and opening-up and has become a mortal malady afflicting the popularity of the government and the Party.
Qin Xiaoying, Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Aug 16, 2013
The current prosecution of Bo Xilai clearly shows that the judicial system in China is moving out of political intervention and toward greater independence, more considerations to the person and greater fairness, writes Qin Xiaoying.
Ma Jiali, Director, China Reform Forum
Aug 08, 2013
After a year of delay, the trial of Bo Xilai, the former Communist Party secretary of Chongqing municipality, is finally about to begin. Ma Jian describes his real offense is that he challenged the Chinese Communist Party’s way of doing things.
Daniel Bell, Chair Professor, Schwarzman Scholars program, Tsinghua University
Jan 23, 2013
In an analysis of China’s political system, Daniel Bell deconstructs competing arguments and suggests that reform should be inspired by democracy at the bottom, meritocracy at the top, with room for experimentation in between.