Christopher Bodeen

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China's legislature has become a venue for the super-rich

Mar 6, 2016

China's legislature has become a venue for the super-rich

China’s take on parliamentary democracy kicked off its annual session Saturday to address national priorities at a time of slowing economic growth. Unlike legislatures elsewhere, China’s does little in the way of legislating, is carefully stage-managed and allows no foreign leader to address it. ...