Is China really communist?
How are they doing so well?
Asked By: 김유빈 - 8/18/2011
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China still has elements of communism as the party is still in power & opened the door halfway for entrepreneurship capitalism. China may someday transition to a Monarchy with Confucius, Buddhist, or Taoist ideals, but not very soon. Communism did helped China to re-organized & re-established their own industries... More
Answered By: Blanco y egro - 8/19/2011
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Because they're communists
Answered By: woodlax - 8/18/2011
The government is doing well, not the people! They can haul you off in the middle of the night and execute you, or put in prison for life, just for speaking out against the government. They have no rights there.
Answered By: Dug My Dig - 8/18/2011
Yes,but it seem like they're slowly flowing towards capitalism.The government has benefited a lot from communism and Not actually the People.I doubt communism will last in China,eventually it will collapse as it did with the soviet union.
Answered By: Josue - 8/18/2011
No. They stopped being communist after Mao died. If they were really communist no one would own private property.
Answered By: Robert Henderson - 8/18/2011
China is only communist in name. In function it is more like fascism. They are doing well because they have adjusted their currency so that their exports and labor are more affordable than from other countries, leading to rapid industrialization as other countries ship their industries to China.
Answered By: David - 8/18/2011
They're moving away from it.
Answered By: Videll - 8/18/2011
They're communist...ish Basically their government controls the economy, i would say they're more socialist than communist, so during a recession like this one they're able to react and adapt a lot quicker than we are. But unfortunately, they generally do so at the cost of their workforce... who work for pennies
Answered By: Twurzz™℠ - 8/18/2011
The fact that the yuan exists is proof that they aren't communist. Abolishing capital and wage labor is the foundation of Communism.
Answered By: Vito1964 - 8/18/2011
China doing well? that's not even funny, china is on the brink, worse than we are.
Answered By: Casca Longinus - 8/18/2011
They have a powerful government that manipulates the country. Even if they may not practice communism completely, it helps China in keeping order. I am sure they hate the word capitalism as much as we hate the word socialism.
Answered By: Chuck - 8/18/2011
I dunno about doing "well" but certainly better than before. They're in the process of building infustructure so if this recovery process dies down at least they'll have something to show for it.
Answered By: Lares - 8/18/2011
China is a conservative capitalist country. China's economy is built on exploitation of their own poor and a handful of rich reap the rewards. They do not deserve the title of Communist. The scheme will eventually fall. If Walmart shut down, China would collapse the next day.
Answered By: Down with Conservatism - 8/18/2011
Some companies in China: Haier, AETNA, FedEx, Disneyland, Carl’s Jr., Sumitomo, HSBC, Unilever, Ford, Intel, GSK, Calvin Klein, Estee Lauder, Boeing, Lenovo, Hummer, Volvo, TRW, KY Jelly Corporation, Mary Kay, Apple, Burger King, CNOOC, Revlon, Arvin Meritor, Saint Gobain, Microsoft, AMD, Ubisoft, CITI Bank, Standard... More
Answered By: Fizzy Bubbler Can't Be Stopped! - 8/18/2011
Answered By: CHANGE - 8/18/2011
Well communism according to marx would be a stateless society from each according to his ability, to each according to his need. China has never been that - but China was marxist because according to marx, there would need to be a transition to get to communism - with the proletariat taking over the state, to... More
Answered By: Black Jack - 8/18/2011
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