Made in China: Communism Rules

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Wednesday, June. 6, 2001 China's government has recently been trumpeting the fact that an increasing number of young Chinese are joining the Communist Party. By the end of last year, 65 million Chinese were party members, and nearly half of them were under the age of 45. Recruitment has been particularly successful on university campuses, particularly at Beijing's top schools like Peking University and Qinghua University. An article in the English-language official mouthpiece, the China Daily, goes on to quote a 35-year-old director of one of China's largest science parks,...