Under House Arrest

A woman walks past an exhibit of Cultural Revolution photos in Wangfujing, Beijing, Feb. 21, 2013.

Can Carnivores Mutate Into Herbivores? Thoughts on The Rule of Law

A former top political aide to late ousted premier Zhao Ziyang says lawlessness is in the DNA of the communist movement.


By Bao Tong

Bao Tong is a former top aide to late ousted Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang. He remains under house arrest at his Beijing home since his boss's ouster during the 1989 student-led pro-democracy movement on Tiananmen Square. He was former Director of the Office of Political Reform of the ruling Chinese Communist Party's Central Committee and the Policy Secretary of Zhao Ziyang.