President Xi Jinping visits a rural village in Jiangxi province. His new common-prosperity drive aims to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth. Photo: Xinhua President Xi Jinping visits a rural village in Jiangxi province. His new common-prosperity drive aims to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping visits a rural village in Jiangxi province. His new common-prosperity drive aims to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth. Photo: Xinhua
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s ‘common prosperity’ can start by addressing discrimination against migrant workers

  • China’s economic boom in the last several years owes a huge debt to the nation’s migrant workforce, and it’s time for that backbone to receive greater support
  • Migrant workers earned an average monthly income of nearly half what urban residents in non-private-sector jobs earned last year

President Xi Jinping visits a rural village in Jiangxi province. His new common-prosperity drive aims to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth. Photo: Xinhua President Xi Jinping visits a rural village in Jiangxi province. His new common-prosperity drive aims to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping visits a rural village in Jiangxi province. His new common-prosperity drive aims to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth. Photo: Xinhua
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