onsdag 5. november 2014

Chinese Communist Party’s great leap backward

President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign was supposed to signify a shift toward a more transparent system based on the rule of law. But the fact is that the officials who have been purged so far have been Xi’s political adversaries, and the entire enterprise has served to consolidate his power, writes Xia Yeliang, a former professor of economics at Peking University. Read more