China isn’t communism, these are labels, not the realities of authoritarian one party systems. The USA is a plutocracy, a capitalist system, capital, the rich, rule.

The spin, the advertising, the influence peddling and patronage that run these systems, that they all share.

Here we are. The Europeans are watching their fragile democracies, the migrant and climate crises, knowing the the US is in a civil war, a basket case.

With China, Russia, autocracies, India, on the edge of autocracy by Hindu zealots, all playing the status quo, looks like a rough…