March 12, 2022
Will ‘Common Prosperity’ Reach China’s Takeout Drivers?
By Daniel Alan Bey
Systemic burdens facing rural migrants, combined with the tech sector’s exploitative tendencies, resulted in shocking working conditions for China’s couriers. Now the workers are pushing back.
July 26, 2017
Interview: Understanding China's 'Great Migration'
By Shannon Tiezzi
An interview with Bradley M. Gardner about China's rural-to-urban migration.
October 01, 2016
China’s Lost Generation: Rural Youths
By Leo Lin
Frustrated by a lack of opportunity, China's rural youths are increasingly airing their disillusionment online.
June 29, 2016
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
By Peter Farrar
The children hungry for a passport to China’s big cities.
September 17, 2014
A Tale of Two Chinas
By Zachary Keck
A new survey underscores the relative deprivation of China's rural population.
September 02, 2013
Inside China’s Rural Migration
A growing number of Shanghai’s seniors are discovering the joys of community by leaving the city.