沒有國民黨就沒有中國, Without the Kuomintang there would be no China, A Republic of China Story

Yeah no "Hanoi Jane" if there's no Vietnam War to oppose.

Honestly I wonder how the New Left movement progressed without Vietnam or really a lot of Asian wars that the US fought.
There is the fact that the lack of McCarthyism could create some potential divergence in regards to the shaping the New Left.
I assume the hippie movement was a mere shadow, since it's kinda hard to be super pacifists if there's no ongoing bllody war to oppose.
Hmm, no idea on what would that entails, although there a slight hint of the western cultural movement in a chapter.
 
I do wonder if the reputation of Jane Fonda is better in this timeline.

Because at least that fiasco involving Jane Fonda in North Vietnam that happened OTL would never have happened in this timeline for obvious reasons.
Yeah no "Hanoi Jane" if there's no Vietnam War to oppose.

Honestly I wonder how the New Left movement progressed without Vietnam or really a lot of Asian wars that the US fought. I assume the hippie movement was a mere shadow, since it's kinda hard to be super pacifists if there's no ongoing bloody war to oppose.
Jane Fonda is a much less controversial figure TTL.

As @focus9912 said, I did talk about about the new left in the west, and how it was influenced by Eastern Spirituality.
 
No, that would probably be Japan.
Hmm, agreed, since the effect of the lack of Communist in China does mean there isn't a need to propping up the LDP (or any opponents of the Socialist for that matter), if the chapter in regards to Japan implied anything. Do note that there is no statement in regards to who is the one succeeding Eisaku Sato as PM, as the butterfly would be flapping and the politics of Japan in TTL 1975 (which OTL IMO is around the start of an era of relative instability due to scandals *cough* Lockheed *cough* and factional infighting) could be already be vastly different to OTL.

Disclaimer:not an expert, and probably know less about Japan than even @CELTICEMPIRE.
 
Hmm, agreed, since the effect of the lack of Communist in China does mean there isn't a need to propping up the LDP (or any opponents of the Socialist for that matter), if the chapter in regards to Japan implied anything. Do note that there is no statement in regards to who is the one succeeding Eisaku Sato as PM, as the butterfly would be flapping and the politics of Japan in TTL 1975 (which OTL IMO is around the start of an era of relative instability due to scandals *cough* Lockheed *cough* and factional infighting) could be already be vastly different to OTL.

Disclaimer:not an expert, and probably know less about Japan than even @CELTICEMPIRE.
Yeah, Japan ITTL has pretty regular transfers of power between political parties.
 
Hmm, agreed, since the effect of the lack of Communist in China does mean there isn't a need to propping up the LDP (or any opponents of the Socialist for that matter), if the chapter in regards to Japan implied anything. Do note that there is no statement in regards to who is the one succeeding Eisaku Sato as PM, as the butterfly would be flapping and the politics of Japan in TTL 1975 (which OTL IMO is around the start of an era of relative instability due to scandals *cough* Lockheed *cough* and factional infighting) could be already be vastly different to OTL.

Disclaimer:not an expert, and probably know less about Japan than even @CELTICEMPIRE.
The LDP governmental quasi-monopoly reflects the Japanese popular will for consensus politics. Even ITTL that would have a presence. Precisely how much is unclear, though Lockheed if it went differently certainly could undermine the LDP.
 

Saw this on Reddit. Got reminded of this story.

What do you guys think? An ROC ruling the mainland would still mirror OTL PRC's expansionist claims in the South and East China Seas?
Well the author itself has given a few short notes in regards to its territorials claims, in which there are some area that are more successful (the seas) and also some area that are less successful (India) than OTL. As for the other areas that is shown in the reddit post... could go either way IMO.
 
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On that note, how's China's space program doing compared to OTL?
Pretty similar/slightly more advanced up until the 90s when Li Ao made space a bigger priority for funding. The first Chinese manned space flight launched in 1999, which I forgot to write about.

Saw this on Reddit. Got reminded of this story.

What do you guys think? An ROC ruling the mainland would still mirror OTL PRC's expansionist claims in the South and East China Seas?
I think it would be pretty similar, but it might depend on who is in power.
 
How big is the Chinese Economy in this Timeline anyway ? In terms of Hard Numbers, has it surpassed USA, which currently has about 25 Trillion GDP or in 2000 had about 10 Trillion GDP
 
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