Xi's Cleaning House
The Purge Hits the Diplomats
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  • Kelly Hall

    I remember when there was a mass emigration of Chinese (and their wealth) to supposed safe havens such as Canada and Australia, where they paid top dollar for prime real estate, in cash, and drove prices through the roof in markets such as Vancouver and Sydney.
    It’s my belief that many of these emigres, who thought themselves safe from Beijing, will find themselves well within its reach. I believe that the CCP will strike a deal with Canberra, Ottawa, etc (for a cut of the action, of course) to confiscate their assets and deport them, stating that their wealth was stolen and taken from China illegally. I’m not sure if this is accurate, but I heard that of the $4T in Chinese GDP growth during their economic boom, $2T was basically stolen. I think it’s safe to say that they want it back.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    Reminds me of Stalin’s purges to consolidate his power, he purged each of the legs of the tripod of Soviet power (Party, Intelligence, Military) one after the other.

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