Coming From Him

…it’s a worrying admission.

Land conflicts, fluctuating crop prices and backward conditions in the countryside are threatening China’s stability and its food supply, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said in unusually blunt comments published Friday.

4 Responses to “Coming From Him”

  1. Ebola says:

    He went on to say, “But guys, just like social freedoms, don’t worry, we’re working on it as hard as we can.”
    Reminds me of my favorite sales quote:
    “Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, did you enjoy the play?”

  2. Gunslinger says:

    I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the Chicoms are soon going to be run out of power.

  3. The_Real_JeffS says:

    From what I’ve read (admittedly not comprehensive), the Chinese economy is a facade of capitalism, and remains a socialist style (“Need more money, comrade? PRINTERS!”) banking system in the background, propping up industries with fiat currency. This does tie in with that, somewhat. Interesting.

  4. I’m thinking that the brave folks who showed up ~ some of whom got carted away in buses for ‘questioning‘ ~ for Zhao Ziyang’s memorial probably caused a few raised eyebrows and twinges of worry.

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