Episode 548 China and Covid

Guobin Yang is a professor of sociology and communications at the University of Pennsylvania. Yangyang Cheng is a physicist and Research Scholar in Law and Fellow at Yale Law School specializing in U.S.-China relations.Ellen Judd is a professor emeritus of anthropology, University of Manitoba with a long specialization studying rural China. They discuss the policy changes that have occurred throughout the pandemic, including the long period when westerners in lockdown envied their Chinese colleagues, who were allowed to travel freely. But the later lockdown there was extreme, not so much because of the national policy but because local authorities did not use half-measures in enforcement. For the video, audio podcast, transcript and public comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-548-china-and-covid.


Guobin Yang

Yangyang Cheng

Ellen Judd


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