The manner in which a state kills people has major implications for that state's structure
Do you see the CCP falling anytime soon? It seems possible but unlikely to me; demographic trends don't help them though
Very insightful! Good analysis.
I think that the language barrier between eastern Asia and Western countries makes it easy for the Chinese to maintain two sets of optics: one for their citizens, and one for the rest of the world. This is one area where advances in translation software could be extremely disruptive.
So China applies death penalty... So, what? Also do USA, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, etc, etc.
How would you know any of this? Isn't China a complete black box to Americans?