A couple stand at a flamboyant bar in south China that attracts new wealth. In the Baby Face Club in Guangzhou, the bartender sets up a stack of glasses, then pours a flaming liquid over the top to make one of the most popular drinks-a Flaming Lamborghini.
China’s economic engine will change the world. The “Little Capitalist” class or ”Comfort Class” embraces Deng Xiaoping’s revolutionary proclamation, “To get rich is glorious.”
After 50 years of pent up frustration and stoically weathering the worst social experiment in history—Mao’s Cultural Revolution—this class is ready to lead the charge for the most voracious consumption on the planet.
- RANDY OLSON
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- China's Bling Dynasty_National Geographic Magazine 5/2008