Communist Party

The anatomy of a Shanghai land grab: Residents kidnapped, their homes destroyed

Oct 16, 2013
Local governments in China have taken the homes of at least 40 million people, selling that land to developers, in order to keep GDP growth figures well into the black.
Posted In: Shanghai, kidnappings, evictions, China growth, Communist Party

An old friend of the party assesses China's new leaders

Nov 19, 2012
Sidney Rittenberg is one of the few Americans to join China's Communist Party. The one-time translator for Mao Tse-tung hopes China's new leaders have the courage to reform.
Posted In: China, Communist Party, Mao