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China’s poverty alleviation effort drives some to riches, leaves others behind

By Beiyi Seow At his village along a “poverty alleviation road” in Hunan province, farmer Liu Qingyou shares a booklet detailing how Xi Jinping’s government has hoisted him and 100 million other Chinese from the breadline. In it, the cause of his family’s hardship is diagnosed as “illness” and “schooling”, followed by a list of […]