A rehearsal of a fireworks display is seen near the National Stadium ahead of the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, on June 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
A rehearsal of a fireworks display is seen near the National Stadium ahead of the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, on June 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Why is China so misunderstood? Here are 2 reasons

  • The focus on China’s megacities can blind observers to the policy experimentation done at lower levels and in the country’s interior
  • Meanwhile, far too many China ‘experts’ have been focused on trying to change China than understand how it works and why it succeeds

A rehearsal of a fireworks display is seen near the National Stadium ahead of the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, on June 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
A rehearsal of a fireworks display is seen near the National Stadium ahead of the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, on June 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
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