16 July 2021

External Podcast: The Party that was not meant to be

This year, China's Communist Party celebrates its 100th anniversary.  Therefore, its leadership has been eager to control the narrative of the party history to show unbroken and planned progress. 

In this podcast, Jørgen Delman, professor emeritus, China studies, University of Copenhagen, discusses the past and the future of the Communist Party. The podcast also discusses the consequences of President Xi Jinping taking more and more power, and why Didi and other tech companies are now targeted by Beijing. 

Furthermore, Jørgen Delman explains, in-depth, how the Communist Party works. Moreover, Jørgen explains how the parallel decision structure between the Communist Party and the government works.

Listen here.