Oct 28, 2022 • 56M

A New Standing Committee and Mystery Surrounding Hu Jintao

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Understanding China and how China impacts the world. Hosted by Andrew Sharp and Bill Bishop.
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The new standing committee unveiled at the 20th Party Congress, the market reaction in Hong Kong, competing theories on what happened to Hu Jintao on Saturday, and whether the world has seen "Peak Xi." We recorded on October 26th.


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20th Party Congress; Economic data; Stocks; US indictments and Huawei — [Sinocism]

20th Party Congress concludes; New Central Committee; Party constitution revisions; Hu Jintao — [Sinocism]

Xi’s Power Grab Spurs Historic Market Rout as Foreigners Flee — [Bloomberg]

Resounding victory cements Xi’s dominance — [The Lowy Institute]

The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers — [Amazon]

China’s wealthy activate escape plans as Xi Jinping extends rule — [Financial Times]

A Former Chinese Leader Was Ushered Out, Leaving Many Questions — [New York Times]

Xi Jinping Exposed — [Council on Foreign Relations]

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