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Since 1980, China has lifted over 800 million people out of absolute poverty. The four biggest banks in the world are Chinese. Between 2011 and 2013, China poured more concrete than the United States did in the entire twentieth century. The rise of China is perhaps the most important fact of our lifetimes. But what happens next? There are more than enough ‘red scare’ stories in the Western press that treat this nation of 1.4 billion people as a terrifying monolith. With the collection of articles below, we’ve tried to do something different.
New Internationalist is a leading independent media organization dedicated to global, socially conscious journalism. We investigate the root causes of inequality, provide a platform for untold stories and celebrate the creative initiatives of citizens around the globe. Our journalism delivers the facts in an accessible way, with the context that helps readers make sense of a complex and rapidly changing reality.