China’s economic and political controls are pulling in opposite directions
President Xi Jinping is tightening his grip on China. Some in the West have presumed that a second Cultural Revolution is under way. But the correct analysis would be that Mr Xi is simply increasing the socialist rhetoric and centralising power so as to concentrate decision-making authority. He is taking control in a way not seen since Chairman Mao, but that does not make it a Cultural Revolution, writes GIS guest expert Cameron Frecklington.
CHINA’S escalating crackdown on corruption has been described by some as a mere facade for the purge of those officials whose support of President Xi Jinping may be indecisive.
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