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The China Century episode 5

The China Century episode 5: The world's greatest rivalry began with hope and idealism. What went wrong? The forces that have powered China's rise are rarely explored, while the lives of Chinese people barely get a mention. Beyond the headlines what do we really know about China and its 1.4 billion citizens?     An in-depth examination of China's place in world politics and the global economy, from a face-off with America to its clampdown in Hong Kong and hacking…

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The China Century episode 4

The China Century episode 4: After 150 years of British occupation, Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997. We examine how the territory has always been defined by the contest of influence between China and the West and how that tension plays out today.     The forces that have powered China's rise are rarely explored, while the lives of Chinese people barely get a mention. Beyond the headlines what do we really know about China and its 1.4…

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The China Century episode 3

The China Century episode 3: China's return to imperial power after a century of humiliation. The forces that have powered China's rise are rarely explored, while the lives of Chinese people barely get a mention. Beyond the headlines what do we really know about China and its 1.4 billion citizens?     An in-depth examination of China's place in world politics and the global economy, from a face-off with America to its clampdown in Hong Kong and hacking and surveillance.…

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The China Century episode 2

The China Century episode 2: The story of China's meteoric economic growth and its earth-shattering repercussions. The forces that have powered China's rise are rarely explored, while the lives of Chinese people barely get a mention. Beyond the headlines what do we really know about China and its 1.4 billion citizens?     An in-depth examination of China's place in world politics and the global economy, from a face-off with America to its clampdown in Hong Kong and hacking and…

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The China Century episode 1:  Chinese President Xi Jinping understands the greatest threat to the authoritarian state is not an invading army but the free minds of its people. This episode explores the fight for freedom of thought in China. How do you control the beliefs and desires of a population as vast and diverse as China’s?     In his first address as president, Xi Jinping declares the new vision of the people: The China Dream. Never before in…

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