Friday, May 18, 2007

Market for Everything, Chinese Style

"In a stunning illustration of how the market economy has overtaken communism, Party members were able to purchase generic self-criticisms from commercial Web sites capitalizing on the campaign, which in turn necessitated a new rule that required self-criticisms in handwritten form."

This is from p. 48 of Susan Shirk's China: Fragile Superpower.

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