Justin Mitchell is an American journalist with about 30 years of experience in the U.S. as a reporter, rock writer, and copy editor, and 10 years as a "polisher" for English language media in China. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado. A book about his China life and times, Shenzhen Zen, will be published soon.
How China’s poverty alleviation program works, explained by Gao Qin
There is no question that China has seen a miracle of poverty reduction. According to the World Bank, since the economic reforms that started in 1978, economic growth in China has “lifted more than 800 million people out of poverty.” Chinese state media regularly reminds us that the country has about 50 million people left in poverty, […]