China’s Tofu Dreg Corruption
A flurry of manhole-cover explosions in China is further exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s culture of corruption that seemingly seeps into everything. When it comes to its construction industry, corruption can happen at any stage: design, planning, procuring materials and building. It comes down to a license to steal for the CCP, cutting costs to skim money at all these levels, ignoring safety rules and even bribing inspectors.
The system of corruption is so commonplace across China, it owns a moniker of its own: “tofu dreg,” a slang term to describe poor quality construction. Here’s more on the issue with China Uncensored and host Chris Chappell.