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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, October 07, 2021

It is clear that common prosperity is a major part of how the Chinese state and society will be governed under Xi Jinping. With this comes the promise of a more equitable society - a bigger and wealthier middle class, and companies that give back rather than just take. A sort of top down Utopian China, that the Party is hoping will prove to be a viable alternative model for the world to what the West has on offer. But it does come with a catch: even more control and power in the hands of the Party.

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It is clear that common prosperity is a major part of how the Chinese state and society will be governed under Xi Jinping. With this comes the promise of a more equitable society - a bigger and wealthier middle class, and companies that give back rather than just take. A sort of top down Utopian China, that the Party is hoping will prove to be a viable alternative model for the world to what the West has on offer.

But it does come with a catch: even more control and power in the hands of the Party.

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If free markets actually existed, we would be free to sell our labor to the highest bidder.

But that's not legal. It runs afoul of immigration law. And for good reason.

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-10-07 01:47 PM | Reply

They don't have enough money for 2 billion people. The Soviet Union fell because the people got satellite dishes and saw how they lived in the West. A reckoning for the Central Committee is coming.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-07 07:29 PM | Reply

Sounds like they want to keep their society together.

Just sayin.

#3 | Posted by fresno500 at 2021-10-07 10:46 PM | Reply

Are our untouchable politicians and merry-go-round political parties any better? What about CEO's that never go to jail? Military spending waste? ... nah, abortion and guns should be the topic... I am going to mars.

#4 | Posted by Brennnn at 2021-10-08 01:47 AM | Reply

We need some of that top down equality. Take it out of the rich ----- asses,they can afford it.More money and a better quality of life is still better than having freedumbz I don't value,like Gunz.

I would trade the second amendment for cheeseburger, so if I was offered national free healthcare and cheap housing it would be a no-brainer for me.

Poverty destroys freedom as much as government.

Especially in a cutthroat capitalist environment.

#5 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2021-10-08 03:24 PM | Reply

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