Thursday, July 10, 2008

The People’s Republic of Capitalism

A true People's Republic would be free market "capitalism".

See how our language has been fucked.

Not there yet but a Great Leap forward...
Often the new values have fueled a kind of lust for acquisition that Part 2 of the series calls “MAOism to MEism.” Viewers see young Chinese students intently learning English in order to take their place in the global economy, and a woman who has made millions from owning a restaurant and hotel complex says: “I am proud of being rich. I made my money through hard work.” No one in China talked that way in past decades, Mr. Koppel said.
Full Review.