The People’s Republic of China celebrates the 70th anniversary of the communist regime in the Asian country.
According to reports, Chinese President Xi Jinping will oversee a grand military parade in Beijing on October 1.
However, cracks are starting to show in President Xi Jinping’s iron grip on the nation. Despite Xi being seen as China’s strongest leader since Mao Tse Tung, the country faces a lot of international pressure. Particularly, the anti-government protests that hounded Hong Kong for months figured prominently in this matter. Additionally, the on-going US and China trade war have caused a number of stocks to fluctuate. Moreover, the rising prices of food, particularly pork figures in this matter as well.
Upon Mao’s death, Deng Xiaoping took power over the one billion strong nation. During this time, Xiaoping loosened on a number of trade opportunities to open up the country to economic trade. Accordingly, this effort paved the way for China to become one of the wealthiest nations in the world. However, with the rise of Xi Jinping, China further skyrocketed to become the second largest economy in the world. That despite the iron grip and curtailment of certain rights, Xi’s impact cannot be understated.
However, to get to this point, millions perished and died under the communist regime. Reports of abductions, missing persons, and attack on human rights hounded the regime throughout its 70 year existence. In fact, one of the major and most publicized uprising occurred in 1980. Accordingly, the Tiananmen Massacre caused a lot of casualties who were mostly anti-imperialist students and academics. The event has been shown throughout the globe.
China to continue being a Communist State
For all its economic powers, China remains and continues to be a Communist State. However, it would seem that the communist strand that China portrays now deviates from how Mao originally envisioned for the country.