45: Mapping Global China, for and by the People with Ivan Franceschini, Stella Hongzhang and Mark Grimsditch
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A  new approach to mapping the Belt and Road Initiative has arrived! The People's Map of China combines a broad, global representation of Chinese investments across a map of where they occur across the world with deep dive research into specific projects and their social and environmental implications. Designed by a coalition of nongovernmental organizations, journalists, trade unions, academics, and public contributors, the People's Map aims not only to improve understandings of global China but also to serve as a tool for advocacy for  stakeholders affected by Chinese projects. We speak with Mark Grimsditch, Stella HongZhang, and Ivan Franceschini - three of the creators - about it's recent launch, the design and creation, and the intended uses of the People's Map. 
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