Academics ‘need freedom to speak’ for China to become ideological powerhouse

//Academics ‘need freedom to speak’ for China to become ideological powerhouse

Academics ‘need freedom to speak’ for China to become ideological powerhouse

A senior Chinese economist has called for more tolerance, flexibility and freedom for China’s academics if the country wants to achieve its goal of becoming an “ideological powerhouse”.Chen Wenling, chief economist at the China Centre for International Economic Exchange (CCIEE), a government-backed think tank in Beijing, was speaking at a seminar on the government’s 14th five-year plan for 2021 to 2025.“The system should tolerate mistakes and allow various ways of expression among experts,” she…

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