Interesting chart showing the progressive march towards higher standards of living in China IN JUST 20 SHORT YEARS;
And you want to know how they did it? They "stimulated" their economy by pursuing capitalism.
I know, I know, it's falling on deaf ears. Maybe when those ears can no longer hear because of malnutrition because cap and trade put all the farmers out of business they might pay attention. In the meantime enjoy watching the US' bell curves shift to the left.