Chinese youth are flocking online to express their anger at inequality in the world’s second largest economy. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese youth are flocking online to express their anger at inequality in the world’s second largest economy. Photo: Xinhua

China’s university students escape online to rail against the nation’s growing inequality

  • China is on track to officially alleviate poverty by year’s end, but there is growing frustration over inequality and limited social mobility among young people
  • Scores of young Chinese, many of whom are new graduates, are joining online groups to voice their frustration with the nation’s widening wealth gap

Chinese youth are flocking online to express their anger at inequality in the world’s second largest economy. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese youth are flocking online to express their anger at inequality in the world’s second largest economy. Photo: Xinhua
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