Episode 33: Xi Jinping and China's Confucianist Revival

Confucianism is experiencing a revival in China, with President Xi Jinping now publicly endorsing Confucius' millennia-old principles of personal morality, social order and justice. So what's behind the fresh embrace of a philosophy once shunned by Mao Zedong? China watchers Dr Delia Lin and Dr Craig Smith join Ali Moore to delve in to the past, present and future of Confucianism in China.

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