Pardee School Faculty Explore Trends in Global Democracy and Democratic Decline
In recent years, global patterns have emerged that threaten to undermine democracy – election denialism, the emergence of nationalist regimes, and the removal of democratically elected governments to name a few. A panel of Pardee School professors commented on these trends in their regions of study as well as the implications for global democracy.
Gallagher in Climate Wire on China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Prof. Kevin Gallagher discusses the possibility of Xi Jinping creating a path for Donald Trump re-enter the Paris Climate Agreement.
Fewsmith in NYT, AP on Xi Jinping’s Successor
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discusses whether or not Chinese President Xi Jinping will shed any light on his successor during the country’s Party Congress.
Fewsmith in Investment Magazine on China’s Party Congress
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discusses how an upcoming leadership reshuffle in China, the world’s second largest economy, could affect global investment.
Fewsmith in NYT on Sun Zhengcai’s Fall From Grace
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discusses the fall from grace of Sun Zhengcai, party secretary for Chongqing who was recently dismissed by President Xi Jinping.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg on Potential Xi Power Play
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discusses a potential reorganization of the country’s top officials under President Xi Jinping.
Fewsmith on CSIS Podcast on China’s 19th Party Congress
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discussed President Xi Jinping and China’s upcoming 19th Party Congress.
Keylor in The Boston Herald on Tillerson, Xi Meeting
Prof. William Keylor discusses what the meeting means for the U.S. approach toward North Korea.
Fewsmith in AP on China’s Fall Party Congress
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discusses China’s upcoming Fall Party Congress.
Fewsmith in the Media on Xi’s Raised Status
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith was interviewed by several outlets on the declaration by China’s Communist Party that President Xi Jinping is its “core.”
Fewsmith in CSM on Xi’s Anticorruption Campaign
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discussed the anticorruption campaign of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Xi on the Cultural Revolution
Prof. Joseph Fewsmith discussed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s comments on the Cultural Revolution.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Xi’s New Title
Fewsmith tells Bloomberg that Xi’s new title highlights China’s power struggles.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Xi Jinping’s Tumultuous Year
Professor Joseph Fewsmith said that support in the military meant that Chinese President Xi Jinping was able to end 2015 in a position of power.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Impact of Xi-Ma Summit
Pardee School Professor Joseph Fewsmith said that the upcoming conference between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou would have drastic ramifications.
Fewsmith in Bloomberg: Xi Jinping, Micromanager
Pardee School Professor Joseph Fewsmith said that Xi Jinping’s top-down leadership style has been a challenge for China.
Fewsmith on Here and Now: Xi Jinping’s Grip on China
Pardee School Professor Joseph Fewsmith said that criticism of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the wake of the Tianjin explosions is unprecedented.
Fewsmith in FT and AFP on Zhou Yongkang Conviction
Prof. Fewsmith believes that the Zhou Yongkang verdict is one more milestone in President Xi’s consolidation of power.
Fewsmith: The Cult of Xi Jinping
Joseph Fewsmith of the Pardee School weighs in on the growing cult of personality surrounding Chinese president Xi Jinping.