Bernie lauds progress made by China - True North

The People's Republic of China has done a lot for its people, Sen. Bernie Sanders said recently. Does he have a point - or just playing to his socialist base? Or, both?



"“China is a country that is moving unfortunately in a more authoritarian way in a number of directions,” Sanders told Hill.TV’s Krystal Ball. “But what we have to say about China in fairness … is, if I’m not mistaken, they have made more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any country in the history of civilization, so they’ve done a lot of things for their people.”"

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  • Patrick Finnie
    commented 2019-08-30 19:26:48 -0400
    And if I remember my history right, in 1918 Germany was defeated, and humiliated in WWI, and by 1939 had become one of the most powerful countries in the world. Amazing what can happen in a totalitarian dictatorship. I still prefer to live here. Maybe people like Bernie should follow there hearts desire and move to where they’d be happiest…………