Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
PRC Foreign Ministry, The State of Democracy in the United States, Dec. 5, 2021
U.S. President Joseph Biden called for "a summit on democracy." 110 governments were invited to participate, but China and Russia were among those not included. The Chinese and Russian ambassadors published a joint op-ed in response. A few days later, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs published this report. In some respects it follows the ministry's reports on human rights in the United States (also available at the USCI website).
US-China governments, Virtual Summit between Xi Jinping and Joseph Biden, Nov. 15, 2021
U.S. White House, Readout on the Virtual Summit
Looking at Protesting in China
Protest and resistance in China continues. We look at causes and consequences.
Video: Teresa Wright Looks at Protest and Resistance in China
Professor Teresa Wright looks at how, when, and why Chinese individuals and groups have engaged in protests and how the targets of their complaints have responded; thus shedding light on the stability of China’s existing political system and its likely future trajectory.
Chairs Issue Statement about Forced Labor in Apple’s Supply Chain in Xinjiang
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to ensure that Apple’s supply chains are free of forced labor.
Statement by the Chairs on the 32nd Anniversary of the Violent Suppression of the Tiananmen Square Protests
The. Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) issued the following statement commemorating the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests and their violent suppression.
CECC Chairs Urge NBA Players to End Endorsement Deals with Chinese Forced Labor
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China released a letter sent to National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) concerning the contracts between NBA players and Chinese sportswear companies that use cotton produced in the Xinjiang, China.
Corporate Social Responsibility in China
H&M's statements about forced labor in Xinjiang have angered both Chinese and human rights groups.
Jennifer Pan on China's Welfare Program for the Urban Poor
Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.
Joshua Goldstein on Recycling in Beijing's Past and Present
Historian Joshua Goldstein discusses the role recycling and recyclers have played in China's economy and its new sustainability challenges.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.