China’s births hit historic low, a political problem for Beijing
- January 17, 2022
- Wang Feng, sociology, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Jan. 17, 2022
“The year 2021 will go down in Chinese history as the year that China last saw population
growth in its long history,” said Wang Feng, a professor of sociology at the University
of California, Irvine, adding that the 2021 birthrate was lower than the most pessimistic
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