The Shanghai News ran from 1950 to 1952. (Jason Hornick for Foreign Policy)

Last Tango in Shanghai

How the ads in a crumbling newspaper offer glimpses of a vanished world.

Students watch a street parade in China's southern Hainan province on November 7, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

China’s Middle Class Is Pulling Up the Ladder Behind Itself

The rural poor are increasingly unwelcome in China’s big cities.


A Second, Painful Aftermath to Shanghai New Year Stampede

Reaction to the deadly incident has exposed divisions between native city dwellers and urban migrants.

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What Will Happen to Uber in China?

The car-sharing app faces an uncertain landscape filled with well-funded competitors.

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