Fear and materialism in China, 25 years after Tiananmen Square

The fear that has kept China's giant population in line since Tiananmen, Hong Kong's enduring keenness to remember the uprising and the economic materialism that appears to have supplanted spiritualism ever since. The Guardian's Beijing correspondent Tania Branigan, Hong Kong based Rachel Lu of the Tea Leaf Nation blog and Peter Morici of the University of Maryland in the US in a wide-ranging discussion with presenter Manuela Saragosa on the 25th anniversary of the brutal suppression of students in the Chinese capital. (Picture: Protestors in Tiananmen Square in 1989, AFP)

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