Monday marks the beginning of 4709 in the Chinese calendar, the "Year of the Dragon". A strong, fiery, and auspicious cultural symbol, the lunar year ahead holds the potential for seismic change. In addition to the generational transitions set for its government, military, and the Communist Party, some experts are claiming 2012 will be the year China's economy collapses.
Sheryl WuDunn, author of "China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power." She and her husband, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, also co-authored the book, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide."