A revolt is brewing in China, but don’t expect Tiananmen Square

The discontent among workers hurt by the trade war with the US should give Xi cause to pause

SANDIPAN DEB is former editor of ‘Financial Express’ and founder-editor of ‘Open’ and ‘Swarajya’ magazines

The proletariat is very unhappy. And it’s happening in Communist China. According to a New York Times report, “Factory workers across China are staging sit-ins demanding unpaid wages for ‘blood and sweat’. Taxi drivers are surrounding government...

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