The three hundred million or so benefiting maybe welcome whatever has worked.. but that still leaves several hundred million more.
"In 2010, China was rocked by 180,000 protests, riots and other mass incidentsmore than four times the tally from a decade earlier."
BTW, I just noticed why I can see the whole article even though I am not signed up. I found the aritcle using google. WSJ gave me a "Free pass" with an invitation to join.
There are plenty of news articles reporting that the citizens of Red China are indeed angry about things. A nationwide Tiananmen Square and revolution would be the best thing to happen -- to wit, let the people take out the commies even if it means another Bamboo Curtain.
Since Mao's "agrarian reformers" took over every crime against the people of China has been a contemporaneous event for me. I hate the commie bastards. I wish MacArthur had finished 'em off.
--and that's precisely why I can't buy this 'China steals to develop' story because they're just not seriously developing. Sure, there're lots of complaints from Americans about Chinese thieves just like many in China complain about American thieves. Not exactly something relevant when going over gdp numbers.