Day: March 5, 2015

A 2013 retrospective: China’s leader, Xi Jinping, consolidates power with crackdowns on corruption, Internet

By Simon Denyer | The Washington Post <Original Source>

4810667091424212751Chinese President Xi Jinping has dashed hopes for political reform as he continues to use classic Communist methods to consolidate his rule, hammering critics and rivals. (Feng Li/AP)

After Xi Jinping took over as head of China’s Communist Party, some liberals dared to hope that change was in store for the world’s most populous nation.… Read Full Article