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The question, then, for Western companies, as much as for Western governments, is to decide whose side they are on: the Chinese officials who like to define their culture in a paternalistic, authoritarian way, or the large number of Chinese who have their own ideas about freedom.


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The question, then, for Western companies, as much as for Western governments, is to decide whose side they are on: the Chinese officials who like to ...

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The question, then, for Western companies, as much as for Western governments, is to decide whose side they are on: the Chinese officials who like to ...

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The question, then, for Western companies, as much as for Western governments, is to decide whose side they are on: the Chinese officials who like to ...

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The question, then, for Western companies, as much as for Western governments, is to decide whose side they are on: the Chinese officials who like to ...