David Bandurski

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In the wake of a deadly train collision in China that claimed at least 39 lives, a single photograph has for many Chinese become emblematic of a callous, unresponsive political culture that prioritizes instant results over public well-being and accountability.

The news photograph shows a high-speed train zipping along a viaduct in Wenzhou, the site of the accident last Saturday, less than a day after rescue work was halted, some say far too soon. The wreckage of the crash is piled carelessly on the barren ground below, a tragedy swept rashly into the past.

From the outset, China’s government did its utmost to keep public doubts from gathering speed.…  Seguir leyendo »