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China Peasants

Of Peasants With Pitchforks: Inside China's Villages

Tom_Carter | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Tom_Carter

Peasants are directly responsible for China's shiny new economy. Lest we forget, it is they -- not the government who steals their land, nor the second-generation snobs residing in the skyscrapers built by them -- who are the true People of this eponymous republic.

China May Let Peasants Sell Rights To Farmland

New York Times | Edward Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chinese leaders are expected to allow peasants to buy or sell land-use rights for the first time, a step that could draw hundreds of millions of farme...