Jobs versus the environment
The velocity of wealth transfer from labour to capital is increasing. The pandemic has assisted it's acceleration. The problem with articles like this that they reinforce the ideological inertia associated with the acceptance of relations within the modern economy. The legitimacy of property relations is no longer questioned.
The irony of the WSJ describing the development of capitalism in China is disorienting, but enlightening. As a metaphorical analogue, Bitcoin mining exposes the dynamic of modern capitalism versus the destruction of the natural environment.