• @MarcoPOLO@sh.itjust.works
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    512 months ago

    “the Chinese”

    Not China (the country), not the PRC (the country), but “the Chinese.”

    Because that’s what the US ambassador thinks of Chinese people.

    • @PolandIsAStateOfMind
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      302 months ago

      “Hate the government not the people” proceeds to bomb/sanction/sabotage the people

    • Neon_Shadow
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      202 months ago

      They only want a world controlled by white men. They’ll bomb and kill anyone that threatens their fascist utopia.

    • BruceTwarzen
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      112 months ago

      What do you expect when their last and next president calls them chinamen?

      • @chayleaf
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        152 months ago

        least genocidal liberal

  • @PowerCrazy
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    492 months ago

    If that is the case, you probably should have thought about that 50 years ago when “you” allowed and encouraged industries to out-source. But it’s too late now.

    • RedQuestionAsker2 [he/him, she/her]
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      372 months ago

      China: we’re going to become a manufacturing machine for the world, but we’re going to use your investment, technology, and infrastructure to build up our country and eventually overtake you.

      US capitalists: hah, yeah, sure. Would you look at these profit margins!?

    • huf [he/him]
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      282 months ago

      well, the US could do a revolution, nationalize what’s left of the country and then start rebuilding. that would prevent this ghastly future…

      but nah, they’re gonna ride neoliberalism to the grave.

    • @Crikeste@lemm.ee
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      202 months ago

      I’m American and would LOVE to see this piece of shit country taken down a peg or 40.

  • IceWallowCum [he/him]
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    222 months ago

    Me sowing (parasitizing third world countries for extracting capital): hahaha yes!

    Me reaping (decomposing my productive state into a bloated financial institution): owiee nooo

  • @TheAnonymouseJoker
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    222 months ago

    I do not want to live in a world where US/UK/DE/FR/AU are the dominant country.

      • @Alsephina
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        62 months ago

        Well, we can work towards changing that, and judging by this article we’re well on the way it seems.

    • @realitista@lemm.ee
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      -12 months ago

      But assuming that one has to be dominant, which would you choose of the ones that are realistic possibilities?

      • @TheAnonymouseJoker
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        92 months ago

        BRICS. I do not want any one country to be dominant. This is real global democracy.

          • @TheAnonymouseJoker
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            Everyone is not like UK or USA.

            So you are okay with living under extreme censorship? Not being able to talk about Tienamin Square, etc? Okay with being complicit in atrocities like Tibet, and inevitably Taiwan if unopposed?

            Oh nevermind, if this is your politics. No room for exchange is left I think. Giving benefit of doubt almost always backfires.

            • @realitista@lemm.ee
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              -42 months ago

              Interesting for you to fold under even the first question to explain your position, but so be it.

      • @Cowbee
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        62 months ago

        Whoever promises more support to anti-imperialist efforts, so that the world may build itself up together.

          • @Cowbee
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            32 months ago

            All 3 have, what are you smoking? The US is one of the most imperialistic nations on Earth. That’s not to say Russia and China aren’t either, but to pretend the US didn’t forcibly annex territories is to wash away the centuries of genocide and Conquest as “okay” because it was done successfully and more than a few years ago.

            • @realitista@lemm.ee
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              Do you consider things which happened hundreds of years ago to be of the same weight as things that are happening as we speak?

              • @Cowbee
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                Do you consider things which happened merely decades ago, even up to hundreds of years ago, have lasting impact on generations that follow?

                If you successfully do Imperialism, such that the colonized can no longer resist, does that erase the sin?

  • @Omega_Haxors
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    Why? Are you afraid they’re going to treat you as poorly as you treated them? They won’t, but they absolutely should.