Uighur voices have been crying in the wilderness. It's time to listen says Carl Gershman, president of the National Endowment for Democracy.
A wave of fatalities in China's coal industry prompts stepped-up scrutiny.
A price freeze on coal raises new questions.
A U.S. plan to merge export control agencies may lead to debate over China curbs.
Popular subsidy program boosts sales but wastes power, analysts say.
Bao Tong, aide to an ousted top Chinese cadre, considers the issue of succession.