The Chinese president’s “anticorruption paradox.”
Cultural challenges from the West, such as Hollywood movies, will be among five threats targeted by Xi Jinping’s new national security commission.
Much as I appreciate our president’s determination, his battle feels like an attempt to ‘put out a big fire with a glass of water,’ given how corruption has reached every corner of our society.
Sensitive Words: Did Xi “Get Help” on PhD Thesis? The UK’s Sunday Times reported on August 11 that it had received a copy of Xi Jinping’s PhD dissertation. It appears Xi “used others to help with his thesis,” quoting liberally from government reports and translations of Marxist scholarship. Find out which related search terms have been blocked on Weibo.
Winning or losing public support is an issue that concerns the Communist Party of China’s survival or extinction.
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