China's 85 Million-Strong Communist Party Wants to Slim Down

High school students dressed in uniforms carry red flags onto a bus after they performed a ceremonial post guarding of Young Pioneers, a youth group under Chinese Communist Party, around the Monument to People's Heroes on Tiananmen Square on May 29 Photograph by Alexander F. Yuan/AP Photo

Amid a sweeping crackdown on official corruption, Beijing has announced it’s time to start emphasizing quality over quantity in the Chinese Communist Party, the world’s largest political organization.

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