Why do some mainland Chinese see the Western democratic system as a joke these days?

We have to differentiate between “Western” democratic system and US democratic system because the US differs in a few ways compared to say Canada or Australia or Europe. US has a presidential system, where the head of government – the President matters far more than a prime minister does in a parliamentary system. In the… Continue reading Why do some mainland Chinese see the Western democratic system as a joke these days?

Are Japan and Korea really colonies/puppet-states of the USA like so many Chinese users say?

No, Chinese netizens just have an unfortunate inferiority complex so they feel the need to put down other countries to make themselves feel better about their country. What does US Puppet state even mean anyways? Usually when Chinese netizens say this, it means that the US military has some control over that country therefore it’s… Continue reading Are Japan and Korea really colonies/puppet-states of the USA like so many Chinese users say?

Why do some overseas Chinese desire to see China collapse and fail?

I’m a first generation Chinese immigrant. I was born in China but grew up and educated in the West (Canada). I don’t want to see China collapse and fail at all, my main concern is the actions that the CCP has taken in recent years has resulted in quite concerning consequences. The Hu Jintao years… Continue reading Why do some overseas Chinese desire to see China collapse and fail?