Monday 27 Sep 2021 | 05:19 | SYDNEY
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The Communist Party's big birthday

China’s ruling communist party celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding on 1 July 2021. Not only is it the world’s largest political party, with over 90 million members, it is also the richest, presiding over an economy en route to surpass that of the US.

Richard McGregor, Lowy Institute senior fellow, hosted a discussion with three leading China specialists about the anniversary and what it means for Australia and the world.

Chris Buckley is an award winning New York Times China correspondent.

Melinda Liu has spent more than a quarter century living and working as a foreign correspondent in Beijing; she is Newsweek's Beijing Bureau Chief.

Steve Tsang is director of the China Institute at SOAS university in London.

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