A former premier's aide says the Southern Weekend anti-censorship protests show China is still far from constitutional rule.
A former premier's aide questions Beijing's assertion that 'the Internet isn't outside the law' in China.
A former premiere's aide says the Nobel laureate's conviction was a mistake for China.
A former premier's aide hits out at Beijing's rejection of international calls to release Liu Xiaobo and his wife.
A former premier's aide asks why the Chinese Communist Party is dragging its feet on anti-corruption legislation.
A former premier's aide says the newly amended constitution of the Chinese Communist Party needs further change.
A former premier's aide lays out guidelines for political reform in China.
A former ousted premier's aide says retiring members of China's inner circle of power should leave politics to the next generation of leaders.
An ex-Chinese premier's aide says the 'will of the people should be paramount' as he reviews the 18th Chinese Communist Party Congress.
A former Chinese premier's aide calls China's land grabs and forced evictions a form of 'territorial dispute.'
Bao Tong calls on China's Communist Party to let ordinary people 'go about their business.'
Bao Tong says that disgraced Chinese political figure Bo Xilai is a true 'son of the Party.'
Bao Tong says that the court's verdict in the Gu Kailai murder trial 'illegally protects' Bo Xilai.
A former aide to an ousted top Chinese official writes about the confusion over the power structure under the Chinese Communist Party.
Bao Tong analyzes China's anti-rumor campaign blocking online discussion of the political scandal surrounding ousted leader Bo Xilai.
Bao Tong, former aide to an ousted top Chinese official, says Wen does not deserve a passing grade.
Bao Tong, former aide to an ousted top Chinese official, says Beijing must embrace universal values.
Bao Tong, former aide to an ousted top Chinese official, weighs in on protests in the Middle East.
Bao Tong, aide to an ousted top Chinese cadre, considers the issue of succession.
A former Chinese official looks back on pro-democracy protests.
A former top Chinese official considers what makes a civilized society.
Following the rejection of pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo's appeal, Bao Tong, former aide to ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang, calls on the ruling party to give up its monopoly on power.
On the eve of the trial of pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, Bao Tong, former aide to ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang, calls for more freedom of expression in China.
On the 60th anniversary of Chinese Communist Party rule, Bao Tong, former aide to ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang, says China needs competitive elections.
An essay in six parts on the legacy of China's ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang by a top aide who knew him well.