New on the site:
Philosopher Zhao Tingyang, famous for his “tianxia system,” seeks to use ancient Chinese wisdom to “reboot” democracy in his “A Feasible Smart Democracy.”
In addition, in the context to the run-up to the 100-year anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party next month, two texts illustrating the overlap between propaganda and the work of establishment intellectuals:
Zhang Cheng, “The Methodology of the Chinese Path: China as Center and Method”
Zhang Xianming, “The Logic of the Politics of Responsibility in Full-Process Democracy”
Finally, a text for our “Women’s Voices” project: Chang Yinting and Yang Xia, “Feminist Discourse: Its Chinese Context and Contemporary Value”
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