Bobbie sent this along from Foreign Policy.com:
The shear size of China's population alone means when it makes a statement-it makes a big splash. If you are of age though, you will remember the Marxist Chinese dictator Mao Tse-tung . Furthermore you may remember how cool it was (in the non establishment sort of way) to carry and/or have a copy of Mao's Little Red Book. Even if you never read it.
So, when I read stories such as this, I know the world has come a long way. The article is quite complex and has a few corrections. Go here for more.