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China's 'Single's Day' shopping fest subdued by tech crackdown

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A sale of $115 billion last year for a 1 day event is pretty crazy. Singles has too much money. How i envy them when my wallet is in control of my wife.

Jokes aside, they probably still make huge profits this year but doesn't dare to boast about it in order to keep a low profile.

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Communist-controlled commercialized consumerism. Interesting. They never taught us about this in college.

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I still find it bizarre that the most money-obsessed nation in the world is ostensibly Communist.

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It is Alibaba to change the "single day" to "shopping day". Then we will have double 12 soon and 618 by JingDong. They just give you a reason of shopping once you wanna have one.

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In all honesty, the CCP is no longer really a communist government. They're much closer to a totalitarian government under an old name.

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In all honesty, the CCP is no longer really a communist government. They're much closer to a totalitarian government under an old name.

Yes, China is like a slightly freer version of North Korea.

The entire country is one big Squid Game.

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In all honesty, the CCP is no longer really a communist government. They're much closer to a totalitarian government under an old name.

whatever you want to call them , theyve certainly got the capitalist mindset, seem to be doing better at it than most democratic nations

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In all honesty, the CCP is no longer really a communist government. They're much closer to a totalitarian government under an old name.

Yes, China is like a slightly freer version of North Korea.

The entire country is one big Squid Game.

exactly!

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May they could spend money on something that liberate themselves

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Who cares? It’s china

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As the old joke goes, China is a capitalist country masquerading as a communist one lol.

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