Wei Jingsheng, one of China’s most prominent dissidents exiled abroad, discusses changes within the Chinese Communist party, possibilities for political and economic reform, the impact of Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize, and the West's deference to China.
Hu Jintao’s rise to power in China and style of politics suggests he’s not a liberal or conservative but a pragmatist.
A professor was beaten after visiting the grave of a discredited leader. Other previously tolerated activities have also become taboo.
From crawling on the carpet with Ronald Reagan to sipping tea with the Che Guevara of Afghanistan, former staffers recount stories as the Monitor transitions to new formats.
Premier Wen's compassion after the quake may represent a new type of leadership.