My Take by Alex Lo
Sources of Chinese political legitimacy
- Besides the oft-cited ‘performance legitimacy’, more refined criteria need to be considered about the Chinese social contract or ‘the mandate of heaven’
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.