Leaders in Beijing would like to put their country forward as an alternative to Western-style democracy -- a new paradigm that can be transferred to the rest of the developing world. But James Fallows argues here that modern China is sui generis, and that its formula for succes could never be replicated by any other nation.
Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.