Every one of the Chinese Politburo is an Engineer

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  1. needthephone macrumors 6502a

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    Total respect to China.

    Apparently every-one of the governing Politburo is a scientist or engineer.

    They understand the power of manufacturing and the wealth it brings to any nation.

    If they can just stop trying to steal peoples intellectual property and sort out their quality control then I or anyone else can have no genuine gripe.


    http://www.newscientist.com/channel...na-special-growing-pains-of-a-superpower.html
     
  2. -::ubermann::- macrumors regular

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    I think scientists should rule the world :)
    here's the politburo:
    Hu Jintao, 62, president of the People's Republic of China, graduate of Tsinghua University, Beijing, department of water conservancy engineering.
    Huang Ju, 66, graduate of Tsinghua University, department of electrical engineering.
    Jia Qinglin, 65, graduate of Hebei Engineering College, department of electric power.
    Li Changchun, 61, graduate of Harbin Institute of Technology, department of electric machinery.
    Luo Gan, 69, graduate of Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Germany.
    Wen Jiabao, 62, premier of State Council, graduate of Beijing Institute of Geology, department of geology and minerals.
    Wu Bangguo, 63, graduate of Tsinghua University, department of radio engineering.
    Wu Guanzheng, 66, graduate of Tsinghua University, power department.
    Zeng Qinghong, 65, graduate of Beijing Institute of Technology, automatic control department.

    this article seem to be more related to the topic, but I haven't access to it
    http://www.newscientist.com/channel/opinion/mg19626292.200-china-special-engineers-rule-ok.html
     
  3. njmac macrumors 68000

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    Then why are we (the U.S.) getting out of manufacturing?
     
  4. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Because the US would rather become a country of Walmart salesman and tourism. ;)
     
  5. Sesshi macrumors G3

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    It also means they don't understand people.
     
  6. Queso macrumors G4

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    As an engineering graduate myself I don't see this as a good thing. When the ruling group of a country is drawn entirely from similar disciplines and backgrounds they cannot be fully aware of every issue that requires tackling. They need some medical doctors and teachers in there, and some from the agricultural and working classes.

    I know China isn't a democracy, but even under their system people could have better representation than this.
     

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