Friday, June 05, 2009

No Professor

[When the western world pushes for democracy, what it means is the right to vote in a multi-party system. But, if a monolithic party can make itself responsive to people's needs, it can contain disaffection. It appears the communist party has managed this. The world's understanding of Tiananmen and what followed, its continued focus on "human rights" in China and prognostications about the inevitable collapse of communism there, may thus be badly flawed Anniversary of Tiananmen
from The Big Picture by T T Ram Mohan]

No Professor. For once you seem to be barking up the wrong tree. [TNM]

[Remembering Tiananmen Twenty years after the massacre of pro-democracy activists, China has yet to embrace the rule of law and protect human rights and civil liberties. NYT]

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