A woman on an electric scooter films Chinese President Xi Jinping on a large screen during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: AP A woman on an electric scooter films Chinese President Xi Jinping on a large screen during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: AP
A woman on an electric scooter films Chinese President Xi Jinping on a large screen during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Why securing middle-class prosperity is vital for leaders in China, and the US

  • For the Communist Party, achieving ‘common prosperity’ means repairing the fallout from its economic success: endemic corruption and extreme inequality
  • For Biden’s Democrats, ensuring prosperity for all could secure election success in 2022

A woman on an electric scooter films Chinese President Xi Jinping on a large screen during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: AP A woman on an electric scooter films Chinese President Xi Jinping on a large screen during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: AP
A woman on an electric scooter films Chinese President Xi Jinping on a large screen during an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, in Beijing on July 1. Photo: AP
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.