New on the site this time:
Three texts that deal with American politics: Immigration, the “perils of pluralism,” Samuel Huntington, Trump and Trumpism, why the Western right-wing sympathizes with Putin…
Bao Gangsheng, Zhou Lian, Shi Zhan, and Liu Suli, "The Pitfalls of Pluralism—Challenges and Crises of Contemporary Politics”
Zhou Lian, “Who are America’s Children: A Critique of Huntington’s Who Are We”
Sun Liping, “A Subplot in the Overall World Context”
I am also delighted to report that my translation of Xiang Biao and Wu Qi’s book, Self as Method: Thinking through China and the World, has just been published by Palgrave MacMillan, with an introduction by yours truly. Excerpts of the book are available here.
I might also mention that the Center for Advanced China Research asked for my thoughts about important side-issues in China we might be missing as the world focuses on the 20th Party Congress. You can read my thoughts and those of other specialists here.
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