Those in the West who are banking on the CCP’s demise are sorely mistaken.
Rapid economic growth in China helped lifting 748.5 million people out of extreme poverty, dropping the country’s poverty rate from 66.3 percent to just 0.3 percent.
Shifting poor people into cities can also be a way of reducing rural poverty, but it can come at the cost of increased urban poverty
The CCP has spent $20.6 billion in 2020 alone on poverty alleviation, topping an increase of $3 billion in anti-poverty spending each year.
China’s cities are becoming more and more hostile to the people on whose backs they were built, and the migrants are not feeling the gains of the government’s promise.
From 1970 to 2016, the gap in the standard of living between Asians near the top and the bottom of the income ladder nearly doubled.
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No country, China included — is about to displace the U.S. in terms of overall power resources in the next few decades.
Between 2000 and 2019, Asian population in the U.S. grew 81%, from roughly 10.5 million to a record 18.9 million.
20 million people of Asian ancestry now live in the U.S.