On this week’s show, veteran reporter Dexter “Tiff” Roberts chats with Kaiser and Jeremy about his new book, The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World.
6:28: What is the myth of Chinese capitalism?
20:17: Chinese migrant workers and their children
35:54: Labor conditions in China
40:28: Strikes, the CCP, and labor union overhaul
45:48: Taobao villages and the transformation of the Chinese countryside
Jeremy: Videos for children in Chinese and English, coupled with improvised music by Wu Fei.
Dexter: From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society, by Fèi Xiàotōng 费孝通.