November 29, 2022

China's Biggest Protests in Decades

by The Journal.

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After years of strict Covid restrictions, people are taking to the streets in cities across China. But they’re not just protesting zero-Covid, they’re voicing displeasure with Xi Jinping himself. WSJ’s Brian Spegele gives us an inside view of the protests rocking China.


Further Reading:

-China’s Surveillance State Pushes Deeper Into Citizens’ Lives 

-Much of China Locks Down With No End to Zero Covid in Sight 

-Chinese Protests Spread Over Government’s Covid Restrictions 


Further Listening:

-How Xi Jinping's Dream Slowed China's Economy 



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