decided to learn a上海千花坊女神会所bout the stock market and finance, hopin
g to make money at home by trading on the market and improve his financial situa
tion. “No school would want to accept a broke, blind and disabled student,” he said.
In 2013, Yang heard a television commercial for the newly launched XuetangX, which only offered five classes at the
time. “But it was free, and from one of the best schools in the country. That gave me hope,” he said.
However, while signing up for classes was easy, the study process was anything but.
“I had to increase the font size of each character to that of an egg, an
d it would still take me around 10 seconds to make sense of its meaning,” Yang said.
Despite those difficulties, he completed about 15 courses and passed
every exam. He then put theory into practice by investing about 5,000 yuan in the stock mar
ket. After quadrupling his investment, he quit just before the market crashed in 2015.
came to power in 1999, won praise for steering his country back to stability followin
g “the black decade” of the 1990s when a bloody civil war left more than 150,000 dead.
Bouteflika won a third term in 2009 — despite ongoing health problems — in a landslide victory which opposition can
didates labeled a “charade.” Algerian lawmakers, loyal to the president, paved the way for Bouteflika to run again by cha
nging the country’s constitution which previously capped presidential limits at two terms.
Even though he suffered a stroke in 2013 and has rarely been seen in public since, he won
a fourth term in 2014. However, as another election looms, popular disillusionment has spiraled ove
r the undemocratic rule of le pouvoir, or the power, as the establishment clique propping up Bouteflika is known.
While there were some smaller protests against his election in 2014, enough is finally eno
ugh for Algerians, according to Dalia Ghanem, an Algerian resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center.