First published: Unherd.com 19/10/2022
At the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th Congress this week, Xi Jinping will be nominated for a precedent-defying third term of office. But his grasp on power has not gone unchallenged. Days before the Congress began, a rare protest took place on Sitong bridge in Beijing, calling for the removal of “dictator and traitor Xi Jinping”. “We want to be citizens, not slaves,” read one banner.
It is an inauspicious time for the CCP. Read on…..https://unherd.com/2022/10/chinas-broken-promise-of-prosperity/