Since the last post on China generated so much interest you may want to see my more recent comment on that post at the bottom here
. You may also be interest in this article about the recent riots in China
Socialist and communist government are basically aristocracies, interested primarily in preserving their power, which is why their takeovers of American companies doesn't bother me. In a competitive world, survival is based on the ability to compete in the market, not the ability to coerce people into behaving how you think that they should.