fredag 2. januar 2015

2014 revealed the insecurity behind China’s economic might

“A single spark can light a prairie fire,” Mao Zedong wrote in 1930. Xi Jinping, China’s president, sees sparks everywhere: in the country’s ubiquitous corruption, its polluted water and air, its slowing economy. Whereas Mao kindled them, Xi has spent much of his early tenure trying to stamp them out. Read more