12.31.2012 12:20

The Great Balancing Act

Future progress on China’s reform path is dependent on managing several important relationships, including that of stability and democracy
By Yu Keping

The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party reaffirmed that China will continue to reach modernity via the road of socialism with Chinese characteristics, a path that has gradually formed since the beginning of reform and opening in the 1970s. This constitutes the greatest political consensus of modern China. But a key question remains: how?

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