How a missing tennis star makes Beijing tremble

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai accused a senior party official of sexual abuse. She promptly disappeared from the face of the earth for several weeks. The Chinese government has used the tried-and-true disappearing trick with her once again. It was supposed to nip Pengs’ MeToo story in the bud. But is that still possible, or is the genie really out of the bottle?

China expert Giselle Nath updates us on how the Chinese Communist Party still treats people who are out of step. And about how that same party is terrified of MeToo.


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