China to Test 26 Million for COVID-19 in Shanghai; the Political Side of Lockdowns in China
Beijing has implemented hard lockdowns on Shanghai. Inside a city of 26 million is an internal fight between factions. Power politics among communist leaders are playing with the lives of those who live there, as virus cases surge in the financial hub of China. We discuss the political competition between Chinese leader Xi and his rivals. Shanghai’s COVID trend is fitting too well into statistical data. An internet user finds a trend in Shanghai’s daily COVID cases, amid underreported cases of elderly death in Shanghai in the hard lockdown. Australia now has a space command. Malcolm Davis from the Australian Strategic Policy Insitute explains why the country is making the move into space and what the China threat means to Australia and the United States.