Random comments about culture and life from Joseph Bosco, formerly Hong Kong/now St Louis-based anthropologist.
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
News Stories That Make Chinese Students Feel China Is Better Than the USA #1
This type of story, which shows the importance of money in US politics, convinces many Chinese students that US democracy is a sham. Americans are used to it so dismiss it, but it undermines the image of democracy (to say nothing about what the money does to democracy).