These are three of six luxury cars that are part of a Shanxi
woman's extravagant dowry prepared by her father, the owner of
15 coal mines.
The man surnamed Xing is a member of Chinese Communist Party
and a representative at Chinese People's Congress for, most likely,
being the 60th richest person in China.
Xing wasn't born rich. 20 years ago he could only afford to
lease a small village mine, which in fact is an act against the
law. According to Chinese regulations, mines are the state property
and cannot be trade between groups or individuals. Yet so far
he has not been investigated but rewarded with a seat in the
the legislative body.
What has this CCP member brought to the working people in Shanxi?
Below are some images of Shanxi miners:
He's just a boy, but has to carry the heavy coals on his back
and spend all his days at the filthy environment to earn his
While he is tired, he can only take a nap on the dirty ground.
They break their backs in order to support their families.
A heavy load is the share they receive from China's rapid economic
development, especially in the recent decade under the leadership
of Premier Wen's State Council.
Photos: PETER PARKS
What Chinese Say
About an exploitative CCP member and extravagantly
rich mine owner, and the poor working class people struggling
That's how capitalists live their lives at the expense of the
How many miners' black lungs will be enough to pay for his
明星们高唱：社会主义好，社会主义好...... 是别扭啊。 红歌是不能唱了。
This is why the red songs are banned now. It's too embarrassing
to sing in such a reality.
Privatisation: 1% become rich, 99% become poorer.
This is the result of privatising China's state assets. Which
man really needs to take a hard look at what he has done?
Now a plan to further rob the remaining 123 state enterprises
and 150 trillion yuans has already been put on the table. Not
only all greedy ones at home, but those from abroad, are preparing
to try their hands at this huge cake.
Those becoming rich through robbing public assets should be
charged and their property must be returned to people, regardless
they are government officials or business men, otherwise, a revolution
could be near.