"To understand what’s going on with China and why the 'news' media keep punching you in the face with stories about how awful it is, you really only need to grasp two basic points:"
It's because of imperialism.
1. We are in the middle of a slow-motion third world war between the US-centralized power alliance and the nations which have resisted being absorbed into it.
2. Propaganda is used to move this world war along.