The ‘double reduction’ policy of minimising financial burden on parents and children can be seen as the government’s affirmation that the minds and health of students and families come before the pockets of investors and billionaires.
This article was produced by Globetrotter. Tings Chak is a researcher and coordinator of the art department of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. She is also an editor of Dongsheng, an international collective of researchers interested in Chinese politics and society.
On the eve of the Communist Party of China’s centenary in July 2021, the story of the country’s first women’s military brigade in the 1930s continues to find life in popular culture and the imagination of the Chinese people.