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Post time 2016-7-1 13:48:39 |Display all floors
"This is China," an English-language hip-hop song that just dropped on Tuesday, purports to tell foreigners the truth about China, correcting mistaken impressions provided by the Western media. The song goes on to discuss various high-profile Chinese scandals, such as food and drug safety, pollution and sleazy politicians, but implies that Western forces are trying to make these problems worse, not better.

After dissing foreign media, the final verse goes on to what China is getting right: mobile payments, Tu Youyou and of course, the lack of mass shootings.

“This is a song for Westerners to understand China,” Wang Zixin, the band’s leader, told Sixth Tone. “We want Westerners to know that Chinese know our problems and we are trying to make a change.”
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Post time 2016-7-1 14:00:28 |Display all floors
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correcting mistaken impressions provided by the Western media.

Provided by the Western media ???
The first China's shortcomings i have learnt was from a Chinese man in my country, his louder talking got neighborhood's attention. The second that i remember was in New York, from a Chinese woman for her noisy eating manners  in a wedding reception who was the wife of a local man. There are a lot of stories with people's experiences about China, some of them funny ones, other ones very disgusting.
One of the sad realities of China is its low quality products spread it over the world making China  to lose face in international markets. The Chinese tourists with bad manners are also a big problem very obvious in people's eyes too.
In China the differences in social classes, the materialism, the lack of solidarity among the races or with the minorities, the marginalization of the "left over women", etc. etc. etc.

What the heck has to do the Western Media in the facts of China's shortcomings?


Denial, according the psychoanalysts, is one of the most primary mechanisms of defense. It consists in the attitude of denying or minimizing obvious facts of reality with which the individual can´t  cope or whose irresponsibility is unable to meet.

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Denial, according the psychoanalysts, is one of the most primary mechanisms of defense. It consists in the attitude of denying or minimizing obvious facts of reality with which the individual can´t  cope or whose irresponsibility is unable to meet.

And I agree.

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these problems are everywhere but strictly curving these problems is must, and this could be done in only one way strong governance.

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Post time 2016-7-1 22:18:52 |Display all floors
this is a start ..

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this is a start ..

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