Huafang Li (American): Less Corruption Without Democracy: Does China’s Decentralization Differ from Other Former Communist Countries? As regions such as Xinjiang and Guangdong get richer and more powerful, it may be harder to govern from Beijing. A review of Who's Afraid of China? The Challenge of Chinese Soft Power by Michael Barr. A review of American Wheels, Chinese Roads: The Story of General Motors in China by Michael J. Dunne. A review of Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power. Chris Campbell on the "China Rule" and the cult of Confucius. Are China’s rulers getting religion? Meet the New Mao: It may be time to concede that China’s leader-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, is not the moderate that many have assumed. A review of Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China by Ezra Vogel (and more and more and more and more). When it was revealed that the grandson of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong was teaching at a college in Guangzhou, it unleashed a barrage of comment in China over the appointment of "celebrity professors". China’s Fox News: Meet Global Times, the angry Chinese government mouthpiece that makes Bill O'Reilly seem fair and balanced. An interview with David Bandurski on monitoring changes in China’s media. Just as everyone who moves to San Diego considers learning how to surf, nobody comes to Hong Kong without considering some entrepreneurial endeavor.

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