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The Mao Dynasty Moves Toward Democracy And Human Rights

God_Of_War Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 5:43 PM
YES, it is possible for democracy in China.....with one caveat: Those in power who want to continue to hold the reigns must control the media like the media is controlled here in America. That means the those with the wealth keep control of the media in order to control the populace. I bet it will happen.

A more important, historically speaking, presidential election than America’s concluded last week … where Xi Jinping was entrusted with the leadership of China. The selection followed a process viewed as hermetic by us western barbarians. Yet there is an organic logic to it if viewed as part of a slow-motion, dramatic, transformation. This transformation has important implications for the United States, for China, and for the world.

The USA, counting from the Declaration of Independence, is only 236 years old. China has 6,000 years of continuous, historical, political culture. It has seen the rise and fall of many civilizations, most of...