Myanmar’s Complex Transformation by HE Thein Sein

HE Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, speaking on Chatham House in London.
He’s speaking on the changes taking place in Myanmar under his leadership and the opportunities and challenges ahead…


Video: Evan Osnos on the ‘High Bar’ of the New ‘Chinese Dream’

Much has been written recently about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s aspirational political slogan, the “Chinese Dream.” The Economist, in fact, dedicated the cover of its current print edition to the topic. But what is the Chinese Dream?

Eric X. Li: A tale of two political systems

As a society progresses, it eventually becomes a capitalist, multi-party democracy. Right? Eric X. Li, a Chinese investor and political scientist, begs to differ. In this provocative, boundary-pushing talk, he asks his audience to consider that there’s more than one way to run a successful modern nation…