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People run helter-skelter after a police officer fired in the air to stop the looting that started after the quake.
The fury of nature: This is what remains of a strong well built bungalow
A woman half buries in the rubble. She was lucky.
The presidential place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
This is how it looked in 2004 before the January 12, 2010 earthquake
More destroyed buildings
Remains of the day: A man walks by the remains of the church Saint Louis Roi de France in Port-au-Prince.
Escape to freedom: The Haitian National Penitentiary stands burnt and empty. The prison houses more than 3000 inmates who all escaped into the streets.See the bloodstains. The escape was bloody
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Points to Ponder: Why Is China Unstable?
The aim of individuals in any society is money and power. Societies that give equal chance to all its members to get them will be the most stable. That is why democracies are more stable than other systems of governance.China after Deng's reform gave the chance to get rich but power is in the hands of an elite; the Communist Party of China. Membership to the party is at the whims of the local party bosses. This leaves out many people who crave political power dissatisfied and disgruntled. There in lies the roots of instability. The Party suppressed these demands once at Tiananmen in 1989. But force is hardly the way to deal with things like these.
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