Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Dr Alexander Görlach
Opinion

Opinion

Dr Alexander Görlach

Wealth inequality in China, US reveals a failure to learn lessons from fall of the Iron Curtain

  • While China and America can hardly be said to have similar political systems, both have embraced the same form of unhinged capitalism
  • As the Chinese middle class suffers the consequences, Beijing is seeking to provide ‘common prosperity’ as a corrective

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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