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An American in China

Communist Party Training Schools

Posted by w_thames_the_d on March 23, 2011


From The Party- (Richard Mcgregor)
The party school’s modern buildings, spread over large comfortable grounds near the Summer Palace on the fringes of the capital, sit at the pinnacle of a sprawling nationwide system of 2,800 full-time educational institutions for retraining officials. Many of these institutions simply provide stolid refresher courses for officials on party history and the latest campaign du jour from Beijing. Middling to minor entrepreneurs are occasionally invited, as part of the broader campaign to lure business inside the tent.

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