Sources: AFP on Google News, Telegraph [video]
quote: Are you going to give us one of those pseudo intellectual arguments
quote: Define Communist. Me thinks you have no idea what it really means for a nation to be Communist.No major power in the world truly employs the Marxist definition of communism. Free markets are everywhere in China as well as private wealth and power. What China is, is a State where the Communist party has seized hold of the central government / military and hence decides when the state "owns" private property (at a whim). It's more like a monarchy of single political party.
quote: Do you think it was coincidence that that Jade Rabbit landed on the moon while it was full?
quote: I think he meant in terms of Marxist philosophy.
quote: but will be guaranteed some basic standard of living even if they sit on their butt.
quote: Also, China isn't communist.
quote: Communism (from Latin communis – common, universal) is a socialist movement to create a classless, moneyless, and stateless social order structured upon common ownership of the means of production, as well as a social, political and economic ideology that aims at the establishment of this social order.