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Opinion: Xi Jinping controls the ‘grand narratives’ of Chinese society to maintain the Communist Party’s power, leaving behind past leaders’ use of violence and money

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i Jinping's approach to governance marks the third phase of the Communist Party's rule, but his "power derives from the grand stories he is telling – and will wax or wane, dependent on how much these are seen to be happening, rather than proving to be mere daydreams," writes Kerry Brown.
6 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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