With a dash of Putin and an echo of Mao, China's Xi sets himself up to rule for life

With a dash of Putin and an echo of Mao, China's Xi sets himself up to rule for life
- He is equally determined to improve the way the party governs China, eliminate poverty and even improve the country's poisoned environment: all elements of what he calls the “Chinese dream.” But in this vision, there is no room for checks and balances, or for dissent or protest, experts say. There is ..