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The Future of Chinese Democracy Will Be Decided in Hong Kong This Year

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The territory has forced the Communist Party into allowing real elections. But what will they look like?

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Past Member (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:08 am
At least this is a start and a move in the right direction.

Winn A (179)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 11:46 am
Let's hope this will be a step in the right direction for the people of China.

. (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 12:47 pm
2017 is far off-a lot can change...the Communists are not going to give up much control. If they did, their would be uprisings throughout the mainland.

Madhuri Pillai (22)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 1:50 pm

Birgit W (160)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 2:05 pm
Did you say "Democracy?" I hope that China can make it. Thanks Cal.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:16 pm
Noted & posted

. (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:14 pm
I hope it goes well. Thanks for sharing, Cal.

Arlene C (42)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:54 pm

Walter F (128)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 8:08 pm
Little if any difference .All the candidates will be party members or supporters It will be a free election but only in that sense.Lenin started the practice and it has always remained that way in communist countries until the system collapsed .I can't see any imminent possibility of that happening in China

Colleen L (3)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 10:32 pm
I too hope it's a positive move in the right direction. Thanks Cal

Past Member (0)
Friday February 14, 2014, 3:31 am
Noted, ty Cal.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Friday February 14, 2014, 2:32 pm
Thanks Cal. Let's see what happens.

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 4:30 am
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