China Climbs the Ladder

By Jennie Rothenberg Gritz
China's Way Forward by James Fallows
The Atlantic, April 2009

"China is down. It is not out. If China were truly like the old Soviet Union, the coming mass unemployment might be the shock that finally turned the people against their rulers. If it were truly like Japan, it might spend a decade or two chugging along but not aligning its systems to new international realities. I suspect that China will be like neither."

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