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George Will on China through the Lens of Its Treatment of Hong Kong

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(9/13) With a steadily refined repression apparatus, China’s surveillance state is enmeshing everyone in a “social credit” system. Individuals’ commercial and social media transactions give them a score that determines their access to education, housing, clinics, travel and more.

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(9/13) With a steadily refined repression apparatus, China’s surveillance state is enmeshing everyone in a “social credit” system. Individuals’ commercial and social media transactions give them a score that determines their access to education, housing, clinics, travel and more.

Miles Kimball
Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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