LIVING IN CHINA

Paint the Town

A centuries-old village in Anhui becomes a magnet for artists

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Live from Liangshan

Residents of “cliff villages” broadcast their lives at 2,500 meters’ altitude

ARTS

Bated Breath

The viral documentary traces China’s unregulated mining industry, and the health and safety risks that haunt it—and the director’s own family

BOOKS

Monumental Memory

Yan Lianke’s memoir is a vivid meditation on life, death, and dignity in rural China

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

First Aid

Grassroots cadre Tong Panfeng races to meet China’s deadline to eradicate poverty

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

No Time to Waste

As landfills overflow, China’s villages struggle with the impact of the country’s trash problem

LIVING IN CHINA

The Great Unbanked

Millions have opened accounts in the last decade, but China’s banks still strive for financial inclusion

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