[Podcast] Expect the expected: Why China’s upcoming Party Congress promises few surprises


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Illustration for The China Project by Derek Zheng

China’s political structure is simultaneously simple and dense. As we approach the Party Congress on October 16 — a monumental meeting in which Xi Jinping is expected to begin a third term as leader — let’s lay out some basics about the Chinese government.

Click here to read the article by Florence Duchet.

Narrated by Elyse Ribbons.

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