Op-Ed: China has a political force that unites the people, and this is a major advantage

It would be a stretch to say that Western-style democracy is on the verge of collapse, but there is a real breakdown unfolding on the world stage. In Brexit Britain, people do not know where the country is heading. In the deeply-divided United States, the Democratic and Republican political parties cannot agree on much of anything, trapping the country in endless political fights. Look around the Western world, and the symptoms of the failure of their political systems are obvious. …