China's Leaders Are Resilient in Face of Change

But if the Olympics have presented unmistakable challenges and crises, the Communist Party has proved resilient. Public appetite for reform has not waned, but the short-term byproduct of the Olympics has been a surge in Chinese patriotism that bolstered the party against international criticism after its crackdown on Tibetan protesters in March and the controversy over the international Olympic torch relay. Full Story »

Posted by Kaizar Campwala
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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Aug 7, 2008 - 5:27 AM PDT
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Kaizar Campwala
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by Kaizar Campwala - Oct. 1, 2008

This is an ambitious, informative piece that does some analysis well (the economic piece), and some not-so-well (the Internet as reform medium).

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Oct. 1, 2008

An in-depth analysis of some of the profound changes underway in China, as the Communist Party adapts to manage the rise of private enterprise, while retaining a firm grip on its state-owned economy. Well-researched, with extensive sourcing and factual evidence, as well as insightful context. I was not aware of the extent to which the emergence of the the Internet (with now over 235 million chinese users) has fueled China's new patriotism (also called "cybernationalism") -- which is a troubling development.

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