China Today: Misguided Socialism Plus Crony Capitalism



    1. China's most prominent New Left thinker, is professor of literature at Tsinghua University and editor of the journal Du Shu. He was interviewed in 2005.
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The return of the Middle Kingdom to the center stage of history is the most significant geo-civilizaitonal development of the 21st Century. China's rise raises anew the great question, thought settled after the Cold War, of what system of governance will stand on the right or wrong side of history. In this section the leading ideologists of the China model and its “peaceful rise” appear alongside the fiercest critics of China's way.