Rebuilding the Puerto Rican power grid, Xi's big moment and growing tea in South Carolina
October 24, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping is enshrined in the constitution of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, putting him, in this respect, on the same level as Mao Zedong. Plus, President Donald Trump is being sued for violating the US Constitution, accused of accepting gifts and income from foreign governments. And, we hear how a small group of growers is trying to put South Carolina on the world's tea map.
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The Chinese Communist Party just wrapped up its big once-every-five-years political meeting in Beijing. President Xi Jinping was the man of the hour.
“You have a small, untested power company going in to help a desperate, bankrupt utility.”
Sarah Chayes, a senior associate in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, says politicians from both sides of the aisle are not taking seriously enough their duty to ensure they're not turning their government role into an opportunity to make a buck.