Beijing Needs Democracy to Thrive

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is apparently so confident in its ability to deliver economic growth and the nation’s “great rejuvenation” that it has dispensed with the search for democratic legitimacy. The United States, having observed recent political developments in China, seems happy enough to follow the CCP in writing off the country’s democratic prospects.
— Read on www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2019-10-04/without-democracy-china-will-rise-no-farther