The notion of a globally menacing ‘authoritarian China’ is too simplistic. Dig deeper, and you will find signs of local democratic experiments, thanks to its skittish rulers afraid of losing control
Mark ElliottThoughtful analysis by Sydney Uni's John Keane: "If opinion is the foundation of stable government, the government itself must create stable opinion," meaning power no longer grows from the barrel of a gun but from control of public surveys? sc.mp/2PzTOOh via @SCMPNews
The president of M.I.T. says the U.S. must respond urgently as China advances in science and technology.
Mark ElliottMIT President Reif on the future of the US: "Finally, we should make sure we have an immigration system that welcomes the best talent from anywhere in the world." A pity, then, that such a system is now being dismantled.