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Trains and Corruption in China, Part II

Posted by: Laney Zhang

We do not ride on the railroad; it rides upon us. — Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854). In 2011, I wrote a guest post on the topic of trains and corruption when China‘s then Minister of Railways, Mr. Liu Zhijun, was removed from office for taking bribes relating to rail construction projects, in particular the …