Unsurprisingly, with China’s surplus of people, the government could not possibly care for each and individual low class worker such as those working at the factory. Zhu Wen uses the factory workers to symbolize the common folk of a c...
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...ers were neglected by the government, their wages were majorly cut, and Weigang’s resignation was rejected. Ironically, communism promises equality in order to promote unity and happiness for everyone, but this is contradictory because equally sharing what few resources are available leaves nobody satisfied. If the world had an infinite amount of resources, there would be no greed or corruption; in a dream-like situation such as this, communism would be the way to go. It would be a peaceful utopia for all, but sadly, that is not the case. In reality, times are only becoming more and more difficult as Earth continues to be stripped of its limited resources at astonishing rates. Communism may seem like an attractive alternative to capitalism because it pledges to take care of every citizen as the economy continues to plummet, but as of now, it is not a plausible option.
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