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Why are we blaming 'culture' for social and economic problems?

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imageNot all elderly Chinese people live with their children.China Stringer Network/Reuters

A recent edition of The Economist states:

“Chinese culture attaches a particularly high value to the idea that families should live together. Yet ever more people are living alone.”

The two statements are contradictory. The fact there is plenty of...

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