Ep 1608: Failure of Zero Covid policy raises questions about China’s leader, Xi Jinping

Journalist and author Ian Williams talks to Eamon about China’s lifting of zero covid restrictions in response to protests, Chinese authorities' pursuit of the Hong Kong entrepreneur and activist Jimmy Lai and Xi Jinping's Belt and Road initiative and how it's penetrating the world's infrastructure.

Published: 12/15/2022

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