Leaving the Land Pt 2: Profile of a government official heading resettlements

In the second installment for the New York Timesof my series on urbanization, I profile Li Yongping, an official overseeing the largest peace-time transfer of people in history (or so it seems). Frank, open and smart, Mr. Li is also absolutely sure he knows what's best for farmers: an end to rural life.


Category: New York Times, Urbanization, 
Posted by: Ian Johnson
Jul 13, 2013