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Survey of 4,000 Chinese in 50 cities reveals an optimistic country generally happy with the status quo

3 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
olitical scientist Bruce Dickson says the most surprising finding of his new book, "The Dictator's Dilemma," which examined public perceptions of China's government, is the economic optimism among respondents as well as their support for Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.