Winning the battle

“State capacity and a collective culture are the two uniquely strong characteristics of China’s political system and social construct that will ultimately enable the country to successfully combat this crisis”


Shanghai-based venture capitalist Eric Li tells Lunch with the FT last weekend that the Wuhan coronavirus is the “medical equivalent of a natural disaster”. Li, who set up his Chengwei Fund in 1999, is one of China’s most high profile ‘public intellectuals’ when it comes to arguing a Chinese perspective in Western forums.

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