(Reuters) - Crumbling flood dykes in China decried as "tofu dregs" built by "parasites." Erring bankers lashed as "half-wits" and crime "accomplices." Special hotels for Communist Party elite dismissed as wasteful piles of "golden splendor."China is growing rapidly as an industrialized and more modernized semi-capitalist nation. But China also has serious social and political problems, and will be forced to deal with them probably sooner rather than later.
September 27, 2011
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