BEIJING — Did you know that in America, workers toil for a lowly $3 to $5 an hour? And that’s hardly enough to live on when 'a meal at a roadside cafe costs $20-$40 per person.' These erroneous claims are some of many made in 'Broken Dreams in America,' an essay by Zhou Xiaoping. The 33-year-old has become the official toast of Beijing after Chinese President Xi Jinping singled him out for special praise. President Xi hailed his work as possessing 'positive energy.'