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Friday, August 1, 2008

The Current State of China

Howard W. French: “Some people will tell you, look at the walls, and say they are still pretty high, while others will tell you that there is a lot of space between the walls,” said Nicholas Bequelin, a China specialist at Human Rights Watch. “Both things are true.”

Modern China is only nominally communist, and the Communist Party there seems to be running more of a mafia-style protection racket than a legitimate government. But, thanks to capitalism, things have improved dramatically on the economic front.

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