Leadership BPR and Cases
China CCP Power hoarding and Suppression of "Bad News"
Xi, who has amassed more power and control around himself at the head of the Communist Party than anyone since Mao, faces an intriguing moment. There are serious questions being raised in China about the delay, roughly 40 days, separating the first cases of the Wuhan virus and the emergency declared around January 21 by the president. In this time, whistleblowers were punished, important information flows were suppressed, public events continued, and an “everything is normal” facade obtained. The political craving for stability and control, perversely, and not for the first time, created precisely the opposite - NYTimes