Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2020 | Commentary: China’s clear message to the U.S. on Hong Kong: Beijing will not back down
In a devastating blow to Hong Kong's long-promised autonomy, China has announced plans for a national security law that could squash protests and cripple freedoms in the territory. The move is also seen as clear signal that Beijing has no intention to bow to global opinion, even as it faces increasing pushback from the U.S. and other countries.
Foreign Affairs, April 8, 2020 | Don't Count on China to Lift the Global Economy: A Vast Rural Underclass Is Dragging Down Growth
DEXTER ROBERTS is a former foreign correspondent in China and the author of The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World (St. Martin's Press, 2020), from which this essay is adapted.
The Wall Street Journal Weekend Review, March 6, 2020 | The Discontent of Migrants Looms over China: The coronavirus has exacerbated the economic divide between middle-class urbanites and the country's rural underclass
This essay is adapted from Mr. Roberts's new book, "The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory and the Future of the World," which will be published on March 10 by St. Martin's Press.
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