April 1, 2023


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Review: The New Emperors: Behind the masks of China’s senior cadres

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Kerry Brown’s ‘The New Emperors’ offers insights into a secretive and increasingly hereditary elite: FT

new_emperorsWhen the seven ageing men in matching dark suits strode out from behind the red curtain on November 15 2012, the assembled members of the world media in the Great Hall of the People were rewarded with the only moment of real drama in the Chinese political process.

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