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Example of Why You Shouldn't Under-Estimate the Will to Succeed...

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:56 am

So everyone took China for a joke.
Forty years ago, China introduced major economic reforms - lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and leading to it becoming the second-largest economy in the world.

Here's the story of how China changed - in pictures.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-46602785

The Chinese look like they are having the last laugh - from bicycles to high-end exclusive top-tier luxury cars!!!
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Post by Constantine » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:57 pm

These major economic reforms comprised abandoning the Marxist-Leninist state capitalist model, and the adoption of 'socialism with Chinese characteristics' , aka the market capitalist model, which is what we, and most of the rest of the world have. By this means they lifted 800 million people out of poverty.

I would say this was an example of being smart enough to tell the difference between what works and what doesn't.

If only a lot more people who claim to be on the left were just as smart. :)
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Post by blythburgh » Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:57 am

And nicking tech stuff off other countries of course
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Re: Example of Why You Shouldn't Under-Estimate the Will to Succeed...

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:02 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:57 am
And nicking tech stuff off other countries of course
You gotta rate them for it. They, Chinese, know how to find, access and ultimately steal the best secrets from everyone around the world and get ahead.
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