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Corruption Threatens Chinese Regime's Legitimacy

Widespread, massive corruption is the biggest threat to social stability in China and to the Communist Party’s durability in power.  The extent of the problem was revealed in a amazingly detailed new report this week.

 

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Democracy Faces Challenges in Asia

Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel took me to three places in Asia where people were on the streets protesting about democracy -- but within different contexts, and with differing complaints and expectations.  It shows how in the three decades since I’ve reporting on Southeast Asia and China, democracy in the region remains very much a work in progress.

 

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