This really interesting perspective is from Democracy Digest:
Other observers note that the epidemic has exposed flaws and fissures within the ‘China Model’ of governance.
China cannot become a global power if it remains “blatantly incapable of treating its own people properly,” argues Xu, the Tsinghua University professor punished for an unsparing critique of President Xi Jinping.
The crisis could also reinforce in Beijing the need to continue building its own parallel global governance institutions, argues Paul Haenle of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center. According to reporting by Axios, Chinese think tanks are already floating the idea of a “Beijing-led global health organization that would rival the WHO.”
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