Our report on the protests by farmers throughout the Chinese countryside sparked concern from readers over the government's failure to tackle the causes: corruption, pollution and land grabs

"Seeds of Fury" [march 13] suggested that there may be a revolution in the making in China. What will happen if 900 million oppressed farmers rise up to get justice and revenge? It would be naive to applaud such a development. History shows us that revolutions never lead to what is hoped for. Instead, chaos spreads, inevitably leading to new catastrophes in an increasing number of countries. Given...

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