China In Focus Full Broadcast (Sept. 8)

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
September 8, 2023China in Focus

On banners, in the streets, and through cyberspace: people in China are speaking out. For a regime constantly flaunting its “over 90% approval rate,” what does dissent really look like in China—from angry flood victims smashing the walls of state buildings, to a seven-year high in Chinese factory strikes?

Faith versus police: a standoff between residents and officers in a Chinese Muslim town. What does the apparent unrest signify for China’s future?

Topics in this episode:

  1. ‘Wage Hunting’: Unpaid Workers Protest Across China
  2. Real Estate Crisis Sparks Protest Across China
  3. China’s Iconic Protest: the Blank Paper Movement
  4. Rewind: Residents Protest Health Insurance Curbs, Launch China’s ‘White Hair Revolution’
  5. Chinese Banking Scandal Victims Held Rally With Banners
  6. Taiwan an ‘Independent Country’: UK Parliament Doc
  7. Senate Not Following UK’s Taiwan Statement: Schumer
  8. ASEAN Summit: China’s Sea Standoff with Philippines
  9. ‘China’s Economy Is in Big Trouble’: Miles Yu on How to Ensure a U.S. Victory