Youth League faction

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China’s Youth League Faction: Incubus Of Power? – Li Datong (Êùé§ßÂêå)

From openDemocracy: In the previous column in this series I talked briefly about the so-called “princelings” of the Chinese Communist Party in the context of its seventeenth congress on 15-19 October 2007 (see “China’s communist princelings“, 17 October 2007). This time I’m going to take a look at the party’s Youth League faction. The Chinese […]



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