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Nov 15, 2012

Crikey says: is the Great Wall of China crumbling?

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The Chinese president for the next ten years will be announced today. Will this be the last Chinese leader to be selected in such a profoundly secretive and undemocratic way?

Many of China’s 1.3 billion citizens are expected to stop what they’re doing and watch on television as the seven (or possibly nine) senior Communist Party officials selected for the all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee walk out on stage, the new president among them. The order in which they walk reveals their standing.

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One thought on “Crikey says: is the Great Wall of China crumbling?

  1. michael crook

    oh I dont know, we al have laptops and we dont “do” democracy at all well. The USA dont even make the attempt.

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