Ain't No Party Like a Leninist Party
May 16, 2011 3:51 PM   Subscribe

"The handover to a new president and premier has generated plenty of speculation in the press, about who the leaders are and what is will all mean, but sometimes it’s useful to go back and fill in the very basics, since China has a unique and in some ways quite confusing political system." A Primer on China's Leadership Transition. [via]
posted by spiderskull (5 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
Very informative. A little hard to follow all the many roles of the various players, but certainly more than I've seen explained previously. Thanks.
posted by briank at 4:55 PM on May 16, 2011

Chovanec's blog is filled with interesting observations about China, such as this map.
posted by StrikeTheViol at 6:07 PM on May 16, 2011 [1 favorite]

StrikeTheViol -- Ah, that actually brings up a previous Metafilter post. I don't know if this constitutes a double or not as a result.
posted by spiderskull at 6:25 PM on May 16, 2011

Same blogger, different posts = not a double.
posted by briank at 6:50 PM on May 16, 2011

Thank you for this very informative post.
posted by Chanther at 9:12 PM on May 16, 2011

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