China's vast economic growth, rise in living standards and a thunderous GDP show that the PRC doesn't care about its people? What about the wide-ranging improvements in infrastructure and medical care? If you still don't think the PRC has 'never truly demonstrated' that it 'doesn't care about its citizens', I don't know what you need to be convinced - public debates about Hu Jintao's birth certificate?
Get real, amigo. Mao is dead.