August 12, 2019

TOO MUCH DEMOCRACY CAN BE FATAL: Strategypage’s latest podcast on Hong Kong’s crisis. If you like it please subscribe.

VERY RELATED: Hong Kong challenges Xi’s authoritarianism.

According to the latest Jamestown Foundation China brief, China’s moribund economy presents Xi and the entire CCP with “immense difficulties.” The report cites two telling examples. Chinese information technology companies “are having trouble obtaining core components” from the U.S. and Western countries. Consumer spending is listless due to “unprecedented levels of household debt, which is estimated at 52 percent of GDP.”

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