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China's democracy better, or worse than your's?

Postby alpha » Mon Feb 22, 4:33 am

Without a doubt China's democracy is a far cry better than anything amerika produced in it's short sordid history.

Godfree Roberts" wrote:By the 1980s the electoral process had deteriorated, powerful family clans dominated local elections and villagers regularly petitioned Beijing to send ‘a capable Party Secretary to straighten things out’. So the government invited The Carter Center to supervise the process and, by 2010, voter turnout had outstripped America’s and the Prime Minister encouraged more experiments, “The experience of many villages has proven that farmers can successfully elect village committees. If people can manage a village well, they can manage a township and a county. We must encourage people to experiment boldly and test democracy in practice.” Five years later President Xi asked the Carter Center to reevaluate the fairness of election laws and to educate candidates in ethical campaigning, “Democracy is not only defined by people’s right to vote in elections but also their right to participate in political affairs on a daily basis. Democracy is not decoration, it’s for solving people’s problems.” Like Capitalism, Democracy is a tool in China, not a religion.

There are six hundred thousand villages and successful candidates, who need not be Party members, begin their five-year terms with a trial year at the end of which, if they fail to achieve their promised goals, they’re dismissed. Otherwise they spend their second year reviewing and adjusting their objectives, knowing that their successes could be propagated nationwide.[My emphasis]

Village representatives choose peers to represent them at district level where further voting elects county representatives until, eventually, three thousand provincial congresspeople, all volunteers, convene in Beijing and strive for consensus as earnestly as they do in their villages. Congresspeople are volunteers, ordinary citizens whose progress to the national level requires prudence and common sense. Tiered voting makes it difficult to join a higher level assembly without the support from politicians below and impossible for the Party to completely control the process. As a result, one-third of National People’s Congresspeople are not Communist Party members, nor are other parties merely decorative. Parties like the China Democratic League[6], the Kuomintang[7] and the Jiusan Society[8] (whose all-PhD members campaign for climate initiatives, increased R&D budgets and data-driven health policies) regularly produce outstanding Ministers."


Not hard to see why China's economy is soaring, even after this 'plannedemic', whilst america's is collapsing.

Much more to be read and understood from this article, but a darn shame more western nations aren't following China's lead, if more people were aware of how their democracy worked they'd likely demand it too, perhaps that's why it's kept a deep, dark secret and only lies trying to produce hate is what comes from western governments' blabbering mouths?

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Re: China's democracy better, or worse than your's?

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Re: China's democracy better, or worse than your's?

Postby modern roots » Mon Feb 22, 11:52 pm

I've said it before. I don't listen to our government or media when it comes to China. They're as capitalist as we are. FFS, everything is made in China, from computers to bicycles to kitchen pots and pans. Their cities rival ours. Their economy rivals ours. They are a true superpower!! China wouldn't be a bad place to live. A girl I went to school with moved to China about 5 years ago to teach English. She loves it. She's even Christian and catches zero flack from the government for her beliefs!!

We could learn a thing or two from China.


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