Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Thursday, July 06, 2017

"Important" information

Directly from the Communist Party of China: the things you should know. These questions remind me of the question asked on the test given to people who want to become citizens of the USA. Do you think you'd see any of these questions on an AP exam?

Backgrounder: Five things you need to know about CPC
As the Communist Party of China (CPC) celebrates its 96th anniversary… we have selected five things you need to know about the largest political party in the world.

How has the CPC become the largest political party in the world?

When it was established in 1921, the CPC had around 50 members... in 2016, the Party had 89.447 million members…

How are the Party members managed?

CPC members are grouped into more than 4.5 million Party branches and each branch has 20 members, on average…

Almost all urban neighborhoods, communities and towns have Party branches. In the workplace, about 91.3 percent of public enterprises have resident Party branches, which supervise day-to-day operations and play a part in decision-making. Party branches are also present in 67.9 percent of private enterprises and 58.9 percent of social organizations…

What is the symbol of the Party?

According to the CPC Constitution amended and adopted in 2007, the Party emblem and flag are the symbol and sign of the Communist Party of China…

What are the strategic objectives of the Party?

The first goal is about making China a moderately prosperous society… The second goal is to bring China's GDP per capita up to the level of moderately developed countries…

What role does the Party play in economic entities?

In a state-owned or collective enterprise, the primary Party organization acts as the political nucleus and works for the operation of the enterprise…

In a non-public economic institution, the primary Party organization carries out the Party's principles and policies, provides guidance to and oversees the enterprise in observing the laws and regulations of the state…

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