Posts Tagged ‘Oligarchy’

‘Clinton met President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao and, before leaving on Sunday, was to attend church and meet “civil society” activists, gestures designed to show interest in political and religious freedom without causing offense.

Taking a markedly different stance from her 1995 Beijing speech, Clinton on Friday said Washington would press China on human rights but said this would not “interfere” with their work on the financial crisis, climate change and security.

Human rights groups argued that Clinton’s position undermined U.S. leverage with China on rights.'(ack:Reuters)

It seems China’s record of medical insurance (or medicare) for their citizens is around 96%. Madame. Secretary of State please note. Considering their population and political past they put a few societies in the West that claim of being custodians of Democracy to shame.



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