New Rich and Rural Poor

While a corporate president builds a fortune of over $250 million and plays stock using several hundreds millions of dollars per trade, a peasant leaves his village to work in the city for a daily income of $8 to feed his family. The divide between rich and poor is growing at an alarming rate. The government is struggling to correct this imbalance by promoting the building of "a harmonious society" and "an all-round well-off society". Why do poor people stay poor? New Rich and Rural Poor presents a comprehensive view of today's most pressing issues in China.