“It’s 1960... Later you learn that he died of starvation along with 50 million other comrades in what was the largest man-made disaster in history”.
No. That story is like the ‘massacre of thousands of students in Tiananmen Square’.
The headline, ‘electronics firms in Europe get away with employment practices from China’ is highly misleading. It should read, ‘EU allows electronics firms in Europe to selectively adapt employment practices from China with0ut Chinese-level benefits’.
The Chinese know their government censors the media. That’s not a secret in China. China has had censors for 2,000 years. They’re called ‘censors’. They censor stuff. The current government’s censor publishes a list of the stuff he censors and the stuff he promotes. He publishes his censorship policies and explains them — a level of transparency…