Tue, 3 April 2018
Xi Jinping has succeeded in positioning himself to be China’s President-for-life and ideological as well as political leader. A key part of his ideology of total government control is his crackdown on public education. Peter Herford the former CBS News executive who helped set up the ground-breaking school of Journalism at Shantou University in southeastern China on what Xi’s intervention means. The new crackdown not only bowdlerizes th content of classes, it restricts all students to one curriculum, eliminating their right to choose their courses.