Dorie Solinger

[China President] Xi Jinping is signaling plans to more assertively promote social equality, as he tries to solidify popular support for continued Communist Party rule. … “Xi is hoping to calm the public as the economy slows down and intends to appear concerned about popular livelihoods,” said Dorothy Solinger, a professor emerita of political science at the University of California, Irvine. But “there are still many forgotten poor people in China who’ve been left out and will continue to be.”

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