Chinese Leader discusses Democracy coming to China. "It is inevitable" he says

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    Really big news out of Red China. Over the years they have been washing out the color, and it seems that they recognize that economic change means political change.


    They are a bunch of old men. They saw that Russia blew econ and political reform both in major ways. They don't want to go that direction.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1auSXvf56w&feature=g-all-u&context=G22d9f03FAAAAAAAAKAA"]Anyway, the speech..[/ame]
     
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    It will be interesting to see how they deal with their population control/eugenics programs. Imagine the consumer market of 1.2/1.3 billion people.

    China thinks large so how they focus the transition of such an older and majority male environment into a more modern consumer population infrastructure is a curiosity to be sure.

    America is used to building factories in cities. China builds the cities, factories and moves the people there until they are not needed anymore. Then it's back home to fending for themselves or finding other positions and that's pretty much all on their own as they are no more than a governmental migratory unit. China closes entire cities like the US closes factories.
     
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    Um, don't overdo it.
     
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    Why Is China Building Empty Cities?

    Why is China building Eerie 'Ghost Cities’?

    It's not overdone imo. Look at the time and decision making that went into building the Great Wall of China.

    They're doing this to build future growth. :)
     
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    I'm not sure if you were aware of this, but the current government is not related to the dynasties that built the Great Wall.

    And I didn't say that no cities have ever been closed in China, I suggested that claiming cities are closed with the same frequency that factories are closed in the US is an exagerration, and it is.
     
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    Bo is O-U-T! "Regressive" some might say.........................
     
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    There is a reason the Chinese can trace their family trees back 5000 years! ;)
     
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    Bo Xilai is ousted for being too......."COMMUNIST". Note his suit & tie in the photo, IF it comes through.

    Bo
     
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    Cities are being created and demolished with as much concern as the US gives to closing large factories and this is because of the cultural differences imo since it is their culture that is the proof of their history and the Great Wall of China is an act of that historical cultural proof.
     
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    Republicans want us to be more like China. Not the other way around.
     

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