“This graded system means that at the family business level it is much more free market than is say Australia or England.” That is more or less true: in Communist China a small businessman can get rich, even grow his business into large privately owned corporations, but whether Leaf or Branch, business owners know that refusing a request from the Party will see you being DNA tested for potential non-consensual organ donations to Party members, or just shot in the back of the head and “disappeared”.

Switzerland’s system is much better, as long as the people are sensible enough not to vote for bread and Circuses through their direct democracy.

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