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Merle Goldman

Merle Goldman

Writing for PS since 2005
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Merle Goldman is the author of a forthcoming book, From Comrade to Citizen: The Struggle for Political Rights in China. She is an associate of the Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard.

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    China’s Risky Endgame in Hong Kong

    Minxin Pei

    In 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy. But following through with planned measures to tighten mainland China's grip on Hong Kong would make achieving that goal all but impossible.

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