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    • China's Imperial President

    • Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip
    • By: Elizabeth C. Economy
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Xi Jinping’s reforms are designed to produce a corruption-free, politically cohesive, and economically powerful one-party state with global reach: a Singapore on steroids. But there is no guarantee the reforms will be as transformative as the Chinese leader hopes.

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    • By Philo on 03-08-15

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    • History With Chinese Characteristics

    • By: Elizabeth C. Economy
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On November 15, 2012, the day he became general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, Xi Jinping stood onstage at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, to reflect back on his country’s 5,000 years of history. After citing China’s “indelible contribution” to world civilization, Xi called for “the great revival of the Chinese nation.” And he acknowledged that others had “failed one time after another” to realize that goal. Implicit in Xi’s remarks was a promise: unlike his predecessors, he would not fall short.

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