Oct 2, '05
Quote from stevielynn
That is true.
But the Chinese government can still determine the size of your family and abortion rates are high due to the government messing around in people's private lives.
That is not freedom. Or choice.
I wasn't commenting on their freedom. They are not a free country by no means. I was commenting on our the Western economy hinges on theirs and how capitalistic their economy is now. If their economy collapses or takes a downturn, it's going to directly effect the economies of the USA, Japan, and Western Europe (Austrailia too), and in a big way. We have long treasured them as a market for our goods and services, and have thus invested our future there. A billion consumers in a growing economy with more and more money to spend, what westerner could resist?
Isn't it interesting how the west overlooks their crimes against humanity in the interest of economy?
Last edit by Tweety on Oct 2, '05