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Opinion: Xi Jinping’s ambitions to transform the Communist Party and ensure its survival will be challenged by economic uncertainty

3 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
The party has shrugged off all previous predictions of its downfall. And it would be unwise to bet against its survival in the medium term," writes Rowan Callick. "But despite the firmness with which Xi rules, rising economic risks, including the debt crisis, mean those questions won’t go away."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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