China Insider

China Insider | BRI, “Confucius Meets Marx,” and Banned Books

Senior Fellow and Director, China Center
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Shane Leary joins Miles Yu to reflect on the third Belt and Road Initiative Summit, and the state of the BRI today. They then discuss a new propaganda television show on Hunan TV, Confucius Meets Marx, and the degree to which these systems are fundamentally incompatible. Finally, they discuss the latest banned book in China, which commentators argue draws parallels between the fall of the Ming Dynasty and the trajectory of the People's Republic of China today under Xi Jinping.

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