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How Xi Jinping’s authoritarianism is killing China’s economy

Arthur Sullivan
March 28, 2024

Under Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party has become more controlling than at any stage in the past four decades - rarely good news for free enterprise. In this episode we ask if that lust for control at all costs is the main reason why so many people - both within China and outside of it - have lost faith in a global economic powerhouse’s capacity to bounce back from its current troubles.

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