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Democracy is not the urgent need of China's middle class [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:19:38 |Display all floors
Singaporean zaobao.com, just relaesed a comment on China's middle class.

it pointed out that unlike the West's expectation, the merging middle class of developing countries, such as BRIC, are not interested in the issue of political democacy and freedom. the path trend has confused West.

according to the Chinese Academy of Social Science, the number of chinese middle class has account for the 23% of whole population, amounting to about 300 million. ( middle class= people who earn more than 5000 yuan per month.)

so huge number of middle class they do not  show so much interest in the politics, which confuses West    analysists.

for a long time, we have hold it as a common sense that as the economy develops, the middle class is merging as a biger and biger group and this will generate  the increasing demand for a democratization of politics. this was believed as a commom recognization of  the relationship between economy and politics.

but the current situation of China and other big developing countries has provided another model.
in these developing countries,because of many flaws of society, rathen than the politics, there are other issues attracted middle class's attention .

these new merging middle class are realists and alway attracted by the personal economic interests, social equality related to daily trifles, self-enjoyment, the life quality and the prices of products. all these are more real than politcs.
they have just newcomer of this class who can enjoy a comfortable life, so they quite cherish their curernt life. they still remember the tough life when they were little children or students.  if they get involve into the politcs, they will risk losing everything that the have just gotten, so as long as the political determent and controlling are still existing, these middle class will evade politics.

So at current time, the middle class of developping countries do not care and need the political democracy and freedom.

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:24:58 |Display all floors
What if ...

suddenly a dictator takes over China !

I mean a guy like Hitler for example ...

Are there any breaks in the current system of China to avoid such an event from happening ?

How would Chinese people react if a fascistic but very patriotic and charismatic figure would suddenly overpower all

other members of the CCP and would rule China, lets say like the guy in North Korea.

What are the options in that case ?

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:32:46 |Display all floors
They will cheer. China already has socialism and reading most post on Chinese forums nationalism is also widespread...not to speak about them being convinced their culture is superiour to others and everybody outside China is a barbar.....nationalism+socialism=.......

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:34:40 |Display all floors

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Originally posted by rockmybaby at 2010-3-31 16:24
What if ...

suddenly a dictator takes over China !

I mean a guy like Hitler for example ...

Are there any breaks in the current system of China to avoid such an event from happening ?

H ...

zero, zilk, nada!

You should know China and the Chinese better by now Rudi!

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:37:01 |Display all floors
Originally posted by rockmybaby at 2010-3-31 16:24
What if ...

suddenly a dictator takes over China !

I mean a guy like Hitler for example ...

Are there any breaks in the current system of China to avoid such an event from happening ?

H ...



you do not understand the current  china's top dicision-makeing process. any dicision is generates from a group vote in the Central committee of C C P.  
the group decision can always avoid some extreme decision or leader of  extremist

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:41:01 |Display all floors
Originally posted by rockmybaby at 2010-3-31 17:24
What if ...

suddenly a dictator takes over China !

I mean a guy like Hitler for example ...

Are there any breaks in the current system of China to avoid such an event from happening ?

H ...



You don't understand much about modern China, do you? How about going there and stay for some time?

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Post time 2010-3-31 16:43:10 |Display all floors
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