Participants rehearse before a celebration at Tiananmen Square marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: EPA-EFE
Participants rehearse before a celebration at Tiananmen Square marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Why communist China succeeded but the Soviet Union failed

  • Readers write about the factors that led to the differing outcomes of the Chinese and Soviet attempts to open up, how to encourage supermarket chains to support food labelling, and a hospital’s exemplary caregiving

Topic |   China leadership
Participants rehearse before a celebration at Tiananmen Square marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: EPA-EFE
Participants rehearse before a celebration at Tiananmen Square marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: EPA-EFE
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