President Xi Jinping has shocked even pro-establishment academics and businessmen by openly calling on officials to “attain the goal of Communism.”
“We should not think that Communism is ethereal and unattainable,” Xi said. “The reason why we are developing socialism with Chinese characteristics is to diligently work toward [the realization of] Communism.”
Xi’s remarks have made a mockery of the pledges he made while visiting the United States that pro-market reforms were on track and that the Chinese economy would continue the path of integration with the international marketplace.
Full article: Xi dismays Red Capitalists: Communism still China’s ultimate ‘goal’ (World Tribune)
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