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Re: But he's coming from a western point of view. Why doesn't he talk about the terrorism issue?
I didn't watch the videos yet, but I think I've seen similar before - I will have a look when I get some screen time. I don't think I was applying western exceptionalism - the opposite, I was saying the narrative I read from the Chinese government on this topic matches the one from neoliberal/conservative western governments in many ways - and criticinsg them on exactly the same basis as I would ours - ie I wasn't going along with the sort of hysterical narrative of genocide etc in the main media. And it wasn't some total criticism of china or communist china and it's culture/politics, loads of aspects of which interest me and I admire (even aspects of the state capitalism). I don't think me as an anarchist being critical of china or any state on this message board is supporting imperialism - though me shouting it in the guardian or on twitter at the moment given the context could be argued to be - so I'd shut up in that situation - anyway just my two penneths worth.