Daniel Bell

Professor of Political Philosophy, Tsinghua University

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Professor of Political Philosophy at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China; author of China's New Confucianism: Politics and Everyday Life in a Changing Society

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Seven years ago, the secretary general of the Beijing Olympic Bid Committee said this summer's games would "not only promote our economy but also enhance all social conditions,…

Olympics and Politics

Seven years ago, the secretary general of the Beijing Olympic Bid Committee said this summer's games would "not only promote our economy but also enhance all social conditions,…

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Three days of mourning are over and the  Olympic torch relay  has resumed, but the earthquake aftermath will trouble China for years to come.  More than 51,000 have died and 29,000 are…

Political Aftershocks of the Earthquake in China

Three days of mourning are over and the Olympic torch relay has resumed, but the earthquake aftermath will trouble China for years to come.  More than 51,000 have died and 29,000 are…

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