The Coming Collapse of China: Gordon Chang Discusses His Books - TalkingTaiwan Podcast Episode 86

In 2015, I spoke with Gordon Chang, author and political commentator about his views on China and his books, The Coming Collapse of China, and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World. I recently invited him back on Talking Taiwan, to listen to that episode, check out episode 85.

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Here’s a little preview of what we talked about in this podcast episode:

  • How Gordon went from practicing law to writing The Coming Collapse of China and becoming a political commentator who focuses on news about China
  • How Gordon’s views of China changed after he worked and lived there from 1996-2001
  • How the Chinese Communist Party is going in the wrong direction
  • What kind of reactions Gordon’s book, The Coming Collapse of China received
  • What’s going to happen if China does collapse?
  • China’s predatory trade policies
  • How China’s ban of certain websites and social media platforms delegitimizes the Chinese Communist Party
  • Gordon’s impressions of Taiwan
  • How Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement was inspired by Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
  • Dissent in Hong Kong, Tibet and the Uighurs in Xinjiang
  • Gordon’s book Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World
  • How Gordon believes that the U.S. should be calling out China on North Korea
  • Gordon’s thoughts on the premise of the film The Interview and the cyber hacks on Sony
  • If Gordon has another book in the works

We recently invited Gordon back to Talking Taiwan to talk about the Hong Kong Security Law in Episode 85.

Related Links:

Gordon Chang on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gordongchang

Gordon Chang’s website: www.gordonchang.com

Gordon’s book Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400062942/qid=1134270260/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/002-9747648-7111228?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

Gordon’s book, The Coming Collapse of China :

Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement:

Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement:

The Interview : https://www.netflix.com/title/70305895