Posts Tagged: Wukan

China’s Shaky Economic Foundation

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Link to Op-Ed in The New York Times Two weeks ago peasants in Wukan, a fishing village in the prosperous southern Chinese province of Guangdong, took over their village, throwing out local leaders. Because of long unanswered grievances, they risked their lives, barricading roads into the village and facing down the police. Their central concern Read the full article…