Xi Jinping and the Perils of One-Person Rule in China

Xi Jinping and the Perils of One-Person Rule in China
- The Communist People's Republic of China was founded in a theatrical break with history. In 1949, Mao Zedong stood atop the Gate of Heavenly Peace and declared that the “Chinese people have finally stood up,” a slogan that became the origin story of the modern nation. Equating the people's ...