Authoritarian Capitalism and the Global influence of the Chinese Communist Party with Bethany Allen

In this episode, I am joined by Bethany Allen of Axios to talk about her new book entitled Beijing Rules: How China Weaponized Its Economy to Confront the World from HarperCollins. Today, we discuss the global influence of China alongside the rise of authoritarian capitalism in Beijing.

Meet Bethany
Bethany serves as the China reporter at Axios and leads the weekly Axios China newsletter, covering China’s role in the world. She was previously a staff editor and contributing reporter at Foreign Policy magazine, where she wrote investigations, deeply reported narratives, and analysis related to China. She is based in Taipei.


The Digital Public Square is a production of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and is produced and hosted by Jason Thacker. Production assistance is provided by Kadin Christian. Technical production provided by Owens Productions. It is edited and mixed by Mark Owens.

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