Author and Professor, Clive Hamilton, says Liberal backbencher, Andrew Hastie, was trying to open up what he says is a much needed public discussion of Chinese Influence in Australia.
The author of the controversial Silent Invasion argues it's not the book, but the reaction to it, that has highlighted something troubling in Australian intellectual life.
China’s agricultural research is dominated by the State. Since the establishment of Communist China in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has linked its legitimacy to progress in the betterment of the agricultural sector. It is therefore easy to see why it still exercises near...
China gave up its emperors centuries ago but now it appears to be preparing to anoint a new one — its current president Xi Jinping.
Louisa Lim, a senior lecturer at the Centre for Advancing Journalism, says Australian institutions are being left open to Communist Party influence peddling through ignorance.
In part two of his examination of the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, Lindsay Hughes examines Beijing’s message and some of its international ramifications.
The recently-concluded Congress of the Chinese Communist Party saw President Xi consolidate his power and set China on a revised and ambitious path, one perceived as more becoming of a superpower. Such a move also presents risks for the region and for China itself.
Julie Bishop has issued a blunt warning to Chinese University students affiliated with the Communist Party, urging them to respect freedom of speech in Australia.
Xi Jinping, a politically daring Chinese leader, is certain to win a second five-year term at the 19th Party Congress. However, his harsh line against his opponents, and his timidity on the economy, may come back to haunt him in his second term.
Let’s face it, the only way to live in dignity, inside this depraved society we inhabit, is to resist. That being so, to go to prison is really nothing more than to maintain simple human dignity, it’s really nothing to brag about.— Liu Xiaobo, “Letter...
Humanity as never before shares a common destiny, whether it be in terms of the resources of the planet, the global environment, economic integration, or the movement of peoples, ideas, cultures. For better or worse humankind is a Community of Shared Destiny.
Joe Hockey has a profound faith in the communist leadership of China. He, together with many other economic liberals, believe that Chinese policy-makers can smoothly transition the economy away from an investment-led model to a consumption driven one. The irony of this position, however, seems...
Review Details Date: 18 October 2013 Author: Graeme Gill Publisher: Australian Review of Public Affairs (ARPA) Owning Institution(s): The University of Sydney
Book Details Title: Can Russia Modernise? Sistema, Power Networks and Informal Governance Publisher: Cambridge University Press Date Published: 2013 Author/s: Alena V....