A Growing Debate.
It is easy to imagine a serious internal debate raging in China over the conflict between its official ideology of communism and its embrace of capitalism. This article gives an account of that debate. Zhou Ruijing, a retired newspaper editor, is a participant in that debate on the pro-market side. He is honest.
"A widening gap between rich and poor is not the fault of market reforms," he wrote. "It's the natural result of them, which is neither good nor bad, but quite predictable."