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Francis Fukuyama

Crisis of capitalism no longer seen as someone else's problem

It is rare for Xinhua's Cankao Xiaoxi (Reference News) to lavish a whole page on one report.

Sunday, 15 January, 2012, 12:00am

Reversing the logical order of history

Twenty years after proclaiming the end of history, Francis Fukuyama has returned to his favourite subject. His new book, The Origins of Political Order, is a fascinating, sweeping chronicle of man's political development - and the re-engagement seems to have had a sobering effect.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Reconnecting with the past

As the Asia-Pacific region marks the 60th anniversary of the end of the second world war today, and after what seemed to be a one-way detour following September 11, 2001, the 'End of History' is back on the agenda.

15 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Freedom

Who would have thought 20 years ago, that Russia would be holding free elections to choose its leaders? It all makes me think that in another 20 years, China may finally be free of its geriatric dictators to become a place where individuals will have a say in running their country's affairs. I like to think this is possible, but I may be dreaming.

19 Jun 1996 - 12:00am