Down On the Farm – Melinda Liu and Jonathan Ansfield

From International (link):

The minutes of the March 4 meeting“ostensibly convened by Communist policy advisers to discuss economic reforms and rural ”were supposed to be secret. But last month they leaked out on the , and ideological sparks have been flying ever since. What started out as a discussion by , economists and legal experts about deadlocked on property rights has morphed into a fierce debate about the future of reform in China. Its outcome could determine how”and whether”Beijing will manage to bridge the widening gulf between the country’s haves and have-nots. And its intensity is a gauge of how alarming that income gap”in large part an versus rural divide”has become.

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