A bit of a drastic move, China sacks Bo Xilai as Communist Party secretary of Chongqing (pop....

|By:, SA News Editor

A bit of a drastic move, China sacks Bo Xilai as Communist Party secretary of Chongqing (pop. 30M). Trying to reduce wealth disparity, Bo made Beijing uncomfortable with his Cultural Revolution-ish policies. "The strongest indication of elite tension we have seen since the arrest of Chen Liangyu," says Victor Shih.