Thirty years ago, I stood in the centre of Tiananmen Square and took this photo of the crowd. A million faces: peaceful, fearless, filled with hope. They can never be erased from my mind. pic.twitter.com/AcIw2yigF2
— 马建 Ma Jian (@majian53) June 3, 2019
I am a bite tired of this anti-PRC propaganda. Since Tiananmen Square; the PRC has averaged an annual growth rate of 8% (the economy is doubling *roughly* every 10years if not less).
Coupled with the negative population growth rate (I don’t know if there is demographic momentum but I haven’t checked); China has managed to transform herself in 30years.
Maybe the protestors didn’t get what they want (Freedom) but they did get prosperity and China has managed to: