Life Inside China’s Social Credit Laboratory

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Life Inside China’s Social Credit Laboratory


The party’s massive experiment in ranking and monitoring Chinese citizens has already started.

RONGCHENG, CHINA — Rongcheng was built for the future. Its broad streets and suburban communities were constructed with an eye to future expansion, as the city sprawls on the eastern tip of China’s Shandong province overlooking the Yellow Sea. Colorful billboards depicting swans bank on the birds — one of the city’s tourist attractions — returning there every winter to escape the Siberian cold.

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