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Governance in hutongs: China's grassroots democracy



In the heart of Beijing, a construction project in a densely populated hutong has triggered unhappiness among over 200 residents, who voiced their dissatisfaction over disturbing noise, sudden cracks in their walls, and the disruption of their sleep. Tan Daoliang, a seasoned community worker, is acting as the mediator, skillfully resolving the conflict and fostering harmony and camaraderie between the residents and the contractor. Watch the video to see how democracy works at the grassroots level in China.

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