Forbes: Why China's Leaders Should Start Freaking Over Pork Prices
By SIMON CONSTABLE
China's leaders should feel uneasy right now. The reason comes down to the economics of food.
The price of pork jumped recently in the communist country, up 7.1% in January, according to a report from Reuters. While that may not seem like a reason to worry, those Chinese party officials who understand what was really behind the 1989 Tiananmen Square uprising will likely start shifting in their seats nervously. Read more here.