Commentary from Beijing Review:
If you get deeper into people’s mental world, you will find here and there that cases point to the fact that people’s political fervor, as you can see elsewhere, is still there. The evidence is that politics has stood out as a key discourse during my recent get-togethers with different types of people–businessmen, professors, doctors, workers, farmers, retirees and local officials. After all, people are political creatures. They can’t live without gossip about politicians, state affairs or political japes.
To avoid the repetition of the offhand and perfunctory rectifications or overhauls that were not uncommon in the economic field, which have squandered lots of money and depleted resources, China’s political reform must be deliberately formulated and reasonably arranged beforehand. In other words, a political design is necessary before the country takes actions in this regard. The design will deal with the future political layout, legal system, democratic operation, elective mechanism and government management. Any underprepared moves in the country’s political life might invite disastrous outcomes. [Full Text]
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