Over the weekend, protests against China’s strict coronavirus restrictions ricocheted across the country in a rare case of nationwide civil unrest. It was the most extensive series of protests since the pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
This is what these demonstrations look and feel like, and what they mean for President Xi Jinping and his quest for “zero Covid.”
Guest: Vivian Wang, a China correspondent for The New York Times.
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