Beijing to Berlin Pt. 2- Leo He Zhao’s amazing synthesis of humanity, politics and their music. China Rising Radio Sinoland 190110

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By Jeff J. Brown

Pictured above: Leo He Zhao pondering how to get the world’s 99% to quit fighting among themselves “horizontally” and start doing so “vertically”, against the 1%. Music may be the answer.



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Please note: this second interview covers Leo’s writing and journalism. His synthesis of music, history and politics is a fascinating and informative discussion. For his musical talents and philosophies, please see Part 1 (

I am pleased to have on the show today Leo He Zhao, also known as Dj Zhao. He is a talented musician, regularly performing in concert in Europe. As well, Leo is an excellent journalist/writer at, making him a true Renaissance man. I had the pleasure of learning about Leo, thanks to The Greanville Post publishing a couple of his articles, and I was very impressed with his research, perspective and reasoning. We started an email friendship and he kindly agreed to join me today.

Leo’s journalism website is:

His music can be found here:

His complete music catalogue:

Leo can be contacted about concert bookings, etc.: ng********@gm***.com




In our discussion, I referred to these articles written by Leo,

His reassessment of the Mao Era (

Leo’s travels to Africa (

Leo’s analysis of China’s presence in Africa (

The best real news source about China in Africa, that both Leo and I highly recommend (

Leo’s attendance to an international indigenous peoples’ conference and interviews he conducted with trial elders (

His perceptive look at Western liberals and identity politics (

His critique of ultra-leftists and ultra-communists (



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JEFF J. BROWN, Editor, China Rising, and Senior Editor & China Correspondent, Dispatch from Beijing, The Greanville Post

Jeff J. Brown is a geopolitical analyst, journalist, lecturer and the author of The China Trilogy. It consists of 44 Days Backpacking in China – The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass (2013); Punto Press released China Rising – Capitalist Roads, Socialist Destinations (2016); and for Badak Merah, Jeff authored China Is Communist, Dammit! – Dawn of the Red Dynasty (2017). As well, he published a textbook, Doctor WriteRead’s Treasure Trove to Great English (2015). Jeff is a Senior Editor & China Correspondent for The Greanville Post, where he keeps a column, Dispatch from Beijing and is a Global Opinion Leader at 21st Century. He also writes a column for The Saker, called the Moscow-Beijing Express. Jeff writes, interviews and podcasts on his own program, China Rising Radio Sinoland, which is also available on YouTubeStitcher Radio, iTunes, Ivoox and RUvid. Guests have included Ramsey Clark, James Bradley, Moti Nissani, Godfree Roberts, Hiroyuki Hamada, The Saker and many others. [/su_spoiler]

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