Lynette H. Ong

Lynette H. Ong is professor of political science at the University of Toronto. She is author of Outsourcing Repression: Everyday State Power in Contemporary China (2022).

April 2023, Volume 34, Issue 2

The CCP After the Zero-Covid Fail

The regime’s ill-fated policy to eliminate covid from China spurred the largest protests in a generation. It also made Xi Jinping’s challenge of maintaining authoritarian control over Chinese society even harder.