How does the Chinese Communist Party operate?

The Communist Party of China has been the dominant political entity running the nation since 1949. During that time, the body also known as the Chinese Communist Party has led the country from a poor, insular existence to a role as a global economic powerhouse.

But along the way, the party has kept a tight grip on power and quashed any form of dissent.

This video explains how the Communist Party works and how it runs China.

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