Another Great Leap
A Chinese former farmer plays with his dog in a housing block
A former farmer entertains his dog in a "replacement housing block" in Beijing, built for people like him who has lost their farmland to a new phase of state-driven urbanisation.
For generations, Chinese farmers picked vegetables on family plots in China, a mainly agrarian society right up until the 20th century.
Faced with slowing exports, Communist leaders are pushing ahead with a historic plan to move 100 million rural residents into...