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    More than one way of how China will fail

    Economically. Socially. Politically. Culturally. China doomsayers never run out of the ways of predicting how China will fail miserably. For example, Gordon G. Chang (章家敦) had predicted that China would collapse in 2006, 2011, 2012, 2016, and 2017. But his predictions have never materialized. To him, however, China is still “on the brink of collapse” and just “one step away from revolution.” But, according to a Quora thread, Chang’s works belong in the “comic fantasy” or “science fiction” section of the shelf. In a sense, it is despite what others say about it or even do to it that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is just going its way. That’s…