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China’s Communist Party discipline inspectors are expanding their duties from fighting corruption to ensuring political support for Xi Jinping and his policies

he Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has been targeting cadres, state enterprises and organizations for "political health checks," which are taking a toll and spurring passive resistance, according to observers.
10 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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