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June 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

The fallacy of urban management

Whenever there is violence involving chengguan, they are almost guaranteed to take the blame.

June 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

The fallacy of urban management

Whenever there is violence involving chengguan, they are almost guaranteed to take the blame.

May 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

Livelihoods are improved through practices, not promises

Pledges are certainly welcome, but delivering on them would be even more so

April 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

Addressing air pollution needs a comprehensive approach

The root cause of air pollution is embedded within China’s growth model

March 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

A sustainable social security system should start with limiting government power

By advocating later retirement and higher social security payments, the government is ignoring calls for transparency and fairness.

February 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

Fix the problem, not the image

City authorities do very little to provide affordable accommodation. This is particularly problematic while the central leadership is advocating a new policy of “people-oriented” urbanization.

January 2014 Issue | by News China Magazine

Successful reform requires the leadership to interact with society

As the economy has developed and become more complex, the interests of the elite and those of the public have become increasingly contradictory.

December 2013 Issue | by News China Magazine

From “Market-oriented” to “Market-based”

Despite decades of market-oriented reform, government intervention has become embedded in every aspect of the economy.

November 2013 Issue | by News China Magazine

Rule the Web through rule of law

Without a precise definition, law enforcement authorities are effectively free to interpret what “rumor” means

October 2013 Issue | by News China Magazine

China must prevent a “hard landing” of public frustration

Many liken Chinese society to a pressure cooker with no release valve.

September 2013 Issue | by News China Magazine

Addressing the air pollution problem will not necessarily sacrifice economic growth

To a large extent, environmental pollution has resulted from what economists call market failure.

August 2013 Issue | by News China Magazine

An economic slowdown makes reform more urgent

As an economic slowdown may lead to dissent, the government should push forward with the political reform it has promised.

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