No More Chinese Communist Party

July 2, 2010

Huffington Post: China’s Co-Dependent Middle Class and Communist Party

Filed under: Uncategorized — carryanne @ 11:29 pm
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The motivations of China’s emerging middle class are streaked with contradictions and, as a result, so are its attitudes towards, and expectations of, the Communist Party. Despite its ambivalence to China’s central government, burgeoning incomes will not trigger abrupt changes between citizens and state due to a co-dependent relationship between rulers and ruled. The former craves control; the latter craves stability. The result is ultra-slow mo political evolution.

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