What are the advantages of strict censorship like they have in China?

The advantage is that you keep the (majority) of the population brainwashed to support your policies. if Chinese people can’t interact with foreigners, can’t go to foreign websites, only consume Chinese media (which of course, they believe is totally unbiased all the while screaming that Western media is biased), and everything is controlled by state […]

Has South Park been banned in China after the “Band in China” episode?

Well its their country, they can ban whatever they want but… I do think its been a recent trend that China now just bans and boycotts anything they find remotely offensive. This has really ramped during the Xi administration. I asked a question here: Why is China so politically sensitive and so eager to boycott […]

Why is China justifying their bullying and policies by saying the US does it too? Is China trying to be like America?

China isn’t try to be like America; It already is like America. But how can that be? Don’t Chinese people pride themselves based on the fact that their country isn’t the mess of chaos and instability that the Trump era USA is? Well, yes – and no. See, the biggest difference that China has with America is that their political […]