Zero-Covid Protests in the Chinese Surveillance State

Thousands of people are joining protests across China focused on challenging the “zero-Covid” policy. The ongoing demonstrations display rare solidarity between class, region, and even ethnicity. Will Jiang Zemin’s death further galvanize protesters? What are the exit options for the party state? Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas Austin, joins us to discuss the protests in China.

Zero-Covid Protests in the Chinese Surveillance State

Episode Credits:

Editor: Leo Kamer

Host: Chris H. Park

Music: Zee Yuen

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