Facing ethnic discrimination, China’s Uighurs and Tibetans have fallen behind as the rest of the country surges ahead

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This video from the Economist touches on many of the same cultural/political issues as I did in my recent article for the National Geographic Education Blog (except, obviously, this video provides a greater economic emphasis).  Ethnic tensions are always simmering tensions in the China’s westernmost province and Tibet remains culturally resistant to the program set forth by the People’s Republic of China.  

TagsCentral Asia, culture, economic, China, East Asia.