ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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CPC's Fourth Generation Ideology

Hu Jintao, the new general secretary of the Communist Party of China, and his colleagues, who constitute the party's fourth generation leadership, have been armed by Jiang Zemin with a new ideological tool called Sange Daibiao (the Three Represents) which, like Deng Xiaoping�s Gaige Kaifang (Reform and Open Door), seems to be slowly capturing the imagination of the Chinese people. This formulation is seen by the left as an outrageous departure from Marxism. The right is equally disappointed by the refusal to grant full freedom to the propertied classes. Yet the Three Represents are carefully crafted guidelines for the party to face the challenges of the emerging world and to take the country forward in the new century.

Sixteenth Party Congress of Communist Party of China

The Sixteenth Party Congress of the CPC has taken an ideological leap and effectively rejected the notion of permanent class struggle. Jiang Zemin's political and ideological tract Three Represents has brought together the formerly antagonistic classes.

A Taibei Diary

In today's Taiwan one comes across a confident economic society. What is at stake is the Taiwanese polity, not because of any internal weaknesses but because the international situation has put a big question mark over its survival. There is a political discourse in Taiwan which is very close to cold war rhetoric. The counterpoint is still 'Communist China'. The logic of this situation is that the US will have an interventionist presence in the Taiwan Straits, which makes the future of the area, not just of Taiwan, far from easy to predict.

Deconstructing the Dalai Lama on Tibet

This article explores the changing roles of the Dalai Lama against the backdrop of the radical voices who want to wage an armed struggle for a politically independent Tibet. It also studies how the Dalai Lama has been influenced by Gandhi's doctrine of non-violence.
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