London UK riots for 3 straight nights August 2011, after a suspicious police shooting death of a young man. Now more than 1000 arrested.
Oakland, California, US, riot, July 2010, after transit police shoots and kills a young protester, and verdict on the police was less severe than expected; several hundred arrested.
Dresden Germany, about 1000 Neo Nazi riot February 2010, after they were banned from gathering at a memorial.
France race riot October 2005, after deaths of 2 teens. Almost 2900 arrested.
Tampa Florida, US, riot multiple times up to 1992.
Los Angeles California, US riot, 1992. Over 1000 arrested. National Guard deployed.
We are confronted with violence, and we ask, if Democracy is supposed to be the steam valve for dissent. Then why is it not working?
Is this truly the better way for China? In light of recent events and others above, do we expect it somehow work better in China?
We expect and see a variety of opinions in the public. So share yours. Expect to disagree with each other, but hope that you learn something new. (Just remember, even leaders of many nations are confronted by the same question, and I doubt any reasonable ones would say they know for sure all the reasons for chaos in society).
If you want the simple answers, this thread is not for you. Simple answers are not going to cut it in China or in any of the Democracies any more.