The October Incident in retrospect
With former Vice-Premier Deng Xiaoping still under house arrest by the Gang of Four, the party was under the de facto leadership of Marshal Ye, who was then vice-chairman of the CPC Central Committee; Hua Guofeng, then the premier; Wang Dongxing, ...
Is the Growing Pessimism About China Warranted? | ChinaFile
David Shambaugh is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program at George Washington University.
Mao stages a comeback in Xi's China
Several exhibits showcase Zhou Enlai, the first Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China (PRC), as well as Deng Xiaoping, the architect of post-Mao reforms. Despite the ups-and-downs of the Mao-era, young people at the museum appeared unwilling ...
The Deterioration Of Democracy In East Asia Threatens Human Rights
Huffington Post Canada
Although China under Deng Xiaoping had opened its doors to the global market, the Chinese people were not allowed to have the freedom that we take for granted. The infamous Tiananmen incident occurred because Deng ordered the military to end the ...