The governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, signed legislation to stop the Chinese Communist Party from exercising its influence in the country. According to the legislation imposed by the government of Florida, CCP can not buy land in the country. The government has also banned apps tracing links to the political party.
The government has restricted the use of these apps on educational institutions’ government devices and servers. With these gestures, the government has claimed that they are limiting the influence of the CCP. The governor of Florida stated he made these announcements through a tweet on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.
Meanwhile, Jessica Chen Weiss, an expert in China at Cornell University, was recently featured in The New York Times. She wrote that the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, is committed to thwarting US-led efforts to “contain, encircle and suppress” China. He also added that capitalism will perish and socialism will triumph.
Several communist states in the world have collapsed. Accordingly, the government of China fears that they will be next. Meanwhile, experts have suggested that the economy of China is more capitalist than it is Marxist. This is because the Chinese economy is highly dependent on access to world markets for survival.
Accordingly, the economy of China is in a state of insecurity. They have given fire to these fears by building upon their military prowess. The country has also partnered with Russia and pressed disputed territory claims. The China expert has claimed that it is difficult to ascertain the long-term ambitions of China.
However, she claimed that the country is capable of and seeks to replace the United States from its position as a global superpower. Accordingly, when the Chinese Communist Party claims that the US is trying to keep China as a subordinate and vulnerable population in the country. One example is that the US oppose whatever China does or supports on international platforms.