Wednesday, 16 July 2008

China's Political Future?

Interesting article from Tsinghua's Daniel Bell on Project Syndicate.

Excerpt:

What’s Left of Confucianism?


... Thus, left Confucians favor institutional reform, arguing that the long-term stability and legitimacy of political institutions requires that they be founded on Chinese traditions. Jiang Qing advocates a tri-cameral legislature – a democratically elected People’s House representing the common people’s interests, a House of Exemplary Persons to secure the good of all those affected by government policies, including foreigners and minority groups, and a House of Cultural Continuity that would maintain China’s various religions and traditions ...


1 comment:

Shawn Tan said...

so, one to represent the people, one to represent the state, and one to represent the church?? i thought that this model has already been tried elsewhere..