Access Minnesota

23 July 2014

Will China Dominate the 21st Century?

For the week of July 27th, 2014

China’s stunning economic growth over the past few decades has greatly expanded that nation’s middle class, but not all Chinese have prospered equally. While some believe that China is the world’s next superpower, there are many challenges that its leaders must first overcome. On this week’s Access Minnesota, British author and consultant Jonathan Fenby joins us to discuss his latest book, Will China Dominate the 21st Century?

  • Guest:Jonathan Fenby, former editor of the Observer and South China Morning Post, author of “Will China Dominate the 21st Century?”
  • Issues: China’s emergence as an economic superpower in the late 20th century; How the communist system is buoyed by China’s middle class; China’s challenges in the 21st century; How the West can encourage progress and democracy
  • Part 1

    Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

  • Part 2

    Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

  • DOWNLOAD