Bao Tong on the memoir of the former Surgeon General of Chinese People's Voluntary Army during the Korean War.
Doing nothing but praising the Emperor is just deception, causing the Emperor to live in a state of euphoria or in his own pipedream.
Bao Tong, former top aide to late ousted premier Zhao Ziyang, pens a polemic against Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature ideology.
The entire purpose of the constitution is to provide legal meaning, which makes a nonsense of its references to political ideologies, a former top Communist Party aide argues.
Bao Tong says term limits for the top leader is "the acid test for telling the difference between a monarchy and a republic."
A former aide to late, disgraced Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang shares his personal memories of Liu Xiaobo, and the optimism that surrounded the Charter 08 project.
The former aide to a late, ousted Chinese premier calls on President Xi Jinping to grant an amnesty to the terminally ill jailed Nobel laureate.
A former top aide to a late, ousted Chinese premier takes aim at changes to a much-loved political magazine.
A former aide to a late, disgraced Chinese premier says Chinese nationalism has it wrong on Taiwan, Hong Kong and ethnic minority groups.
A former aide to a late, ousted Chinese premier takes aim at authorities' ever-tighter censorship of public discussion.
A former top Chinese official remembers an ousted premier who died on Jan. 17, 2005.
A former aide to a late, ousted premier says the Chinese revolution did little to improve life for the country's poorest people.
A former top Communist Party official calls on Beijing to come to a reckoning with the bloodshed of June 1989.
Former top Communist Party official Bao Tong weighs into what has been a trending topic on China's tightly controlled Internet.
Former top Communist Party aide Bao Tong mourns the death of Jiang Peikun, husband of Tiananmen Mothers victims' group founder Ding Zilin.
A former top Communist Party official calls on China to 'take responsibility' for human rights violations.
A former top official with the ruling Chinese Communist Party warns against distorting history ahead of the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender.
A former top official in the ruling Chinese Communist Party takes Beijing to task over an ongoing crackdown on China's legal profession.
A former top Communist Party official calls on the Chinese government to stick to its promises of economic reform.
A former top Communist Party official says Hong Kong's rejection of limited electoral reforms is a teachable moment for Beijing.
A former top aide for the ruling Chinese Communist Party hits out at the level of secrecy surrounding a high-profile anti-corruption campaign.
A former top Communist Party official says the authorities pursue those who complain about them in the manner of bounty hunters.
A former aide to late, ousted premier Zhao Ziyang says jailed journalist Gao Yu shone too bright a light on the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
A former aide with China's ruling Communist Party hits out at the continued detention of a veteran political journalist.
A former top Communist Party official says corruption will remain endemic without political reform in China.
A former aide to a late Chinese premier says political rhetoric from Beijing about confidence is a sham.
A former top Communist Party official hits out at the shuttering of a political magazine's conference by the authorities.
A former top aide to the late ousted premier calls for a law to protect dissenting opinions.
Former top Communist Party official Bao Tong calls for the freedom to remember his former boss, 10 years after he died.
A former aide to late, ousted premier Zhao Ziyang looks back at 2014 in China.