He filed a lawsuit claiming that the New York City Police detained him because they couldn’t believe he could possibly afford such an expensive belt. This is clear evidence of stereotyping and how racism still affects the world we live in. In addition, the New York Times reports that this is not an isolated case. There have been several lawsuits against big corporations including Barney’s and Macy’s. Several complaints have been surfacing from black shoppers who feel they have been victims of racial profiling.
He is know to rebel against the Chinese culture, which brought many struggles upon him. Ai Weiwei’s cultural rebellion includes being very critical towards the Chinese government and being outspoken towards human rights. He “has [even] characterized his increasingly dangerous jousting with the Chinese government as a kind of performance art” (The New York Times). He communicates his messages through his blogs, social media accounts, and most importantly his artwork. Weiwei is well known for his Tate Exhibition with the porcelain sunflower seeds, his work with the Bird’s Nest Stadium in China, and the 2008 earthquake in China.
A man in dark sunglasses and an expensive Armani suit walks down the street. In his right hand there is a briefcase. His fingers are clenched tightly around the handle.In the shadows lies a poor beggar. The beggar asks the man with the briefcase for some spare change. The man with the briefcase, under his breath replies, "Get a job.
The Danwei intertwined ones social, economic and political life, which lead to a phenomenon of “organized dependency” (Xie 2010). This organization limited ones faculty to privatization and liberation, physically through high walls, which were successful in blocking off external influences. This created a village, which was reliant on one another for endurance. The spatial organization consisted of buildings aligned in reference to the productive labor (Xie 2010). To adequately stipulate welfare and public services to its population, the... ... middle of paper ... ...d historical imprints (Friedmann 2005), which can result in the loss of identity of the Chinese nation.
China and India made great economic strides because low labor costs improved their competitiveness in the global market. Today’s rising wages and prices weaken their cost advantages, suggesting they can’t be the world’s low cost producers forever. Nor should they want to be.
In the film, Beijing Bicycle, director Wang Xiaoshuai depicts several themes that are presented in matters of the youth and social issues, including class. Plus, the image that people portray themselves as. Character Guei and Jian are the faces of Beijing 's youth and alludes to the disillusion of migrants from the country. The juxtaposition of Guei and Jian is particularly their contrasting relation to the bicycle, highlights their differences in social standing and status. Social standing in China is shown in the film as Guei is a new migrant who has come to the city with hopes for better income.
Freedom of press, information, and lines of communication are usually the main thing to be restricted when there is a hunger for complete control over a group of people. The shadow of ignorance is used to blind the oppressed and keep/hide them in the dark from any potential aid. In 1989, student demonstrations broke out in Beijing, China in Tiananmen Square. Since the 1970s, China was going through economic reforms under Deng Xiaoping, China’s leader. As time went on complaints were being made over inflation, low job opportunities, and suspected corruption in the national party.
But still, its GDP per person is low so it is likely to be developed and continues to grow. So China is the main power of global economy. But recently, professionals, as well as the global economy investors are also finally starting to know the fact. Which is China's high-growth era of gorgeous now it is a thing of the past. Thus, precarious situation of the Chinese economy in the world is still having a significant impact.
Trade liberalisation and the reduction in bureaucracy has enabled overseas firms to enter the Chinese market to take advantage of cheap and vast labour, creating millions of jobs. However, the privatisation of state-owned enterprises in the face of international competition as well as economic restructuring has also simultaneously led to mass job losses, especially in rural areas, posing a challenge to the Chinese economy and the government. During the period 2009 to 2015, China’s urban unemployment rate averaged 4.8% which is lower than the world average of around 7%. However, the real unemployment situation is likely to be more serious as migrant workers and newly graduated students are not included in government statistics on unemployment. As well as this, China has had historically low levels of unemployment, thus, a trend of increasing unemployment levels indicates a worsening situation.
China is well-developed in developing countries. Its economy growth speed is pretty fast meanwhile the speed of environment become worse is also fast. Many shocking news about China’s environmental pollution problems reported in recent years and some of them seem ridiculous but it is true: Heavy haze happened in Shanghai then people even need to depend on blind people lead them to home and some people use GPS to give them direction to find their house. Some small villages named ‘Cancer village’ because cancer morbidity rate is high in there due to the water that villagers live on got severe pollute because of the factory drain the wastewater without process and just let them go into the river. Improve the environmental protection become the hottest and the most important topic among Chinese people.