I enjoyed reading your cover story on "China's Moment" [Sept. 28]. It's easy to conclude that, in China, free-market principles have proved once again their superiority by looking at the speed and scale of the country's development once liberalizing reforms were made. It's also worth asking how much China's unique authoritarian politics contribute to its impressive and highly competitive economic efficiency. Could this growth model continue for the next 60 years?
Let's all be honest about this: China's long overdue development, whilst in many...