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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    No way back

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is in a world of the past.” Zhang, 63, was one of China’s “sent-down youth” (zhiqing) – a scheme initiated by Mao Zedong in the late 1950s to encourage city youths to settle in the countryside and live ... In the second of a two-part series looking at the lasting effects of social engineering projects initiated in the 1950s, Hannah Xu meets some of Mao's 'sent-down youth' who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1098987/no-way-back
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Young Mao devotees lead an agricultural revolution at the Righteous Path Farm, Hebei

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Xu Donghuan Staffed by young, educated Mao devotees, Hebei’s Righteous Path Farm is an organic slice of communal harmony that would make the Great Helmsman proud, writes Xu Donghuan. Pictures by Simon Song Agricultural revolution Each morning at Righteous Path Farm, young men and women assemble outside their dormitories at 5.30am and, as in the days of Mao Zedong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1545520/young-mao-devotees-lead-agricultural-revolution-righteous
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... such actions would today be seen as ridiculous. Gross, rustic habits displayed by contemporary mainland visitors often have as their basis the legacy of the Mao Zedong era – which exulted the peasant ... of your survival. Mao’s China, Stalin’s Russia and Pol Pot’s Cambodia all shared this chilling characteristic. In Russia, between 1917 and the late 1930s, the middle and upper classes were exiled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1617555/then-now-class-cutting
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... and shakers, including Mao ZedongMao was probably the only serial dropout at Peking University in 1919, having already abandoned a police academy, a law school and a degree in economics. This time, however, he wasn't a student: he scored a job as a librarian thanks to his high school professor, Yang Changji, who considered Mao "intelligent and handsome". While many books have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590227/six-degrees
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Mao 101

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... who dances to his own, old tune. Pictures by Simon Song Mao 101 As far as Xia Zuhai is concerned, Mao Zedong is more than a desperately missed, great leader. The Henan province school ... but the democratic beliefs in Mao Zedong thought, where people are the real masters," he says. At 5.30 every morning, his students, all boarders, awaken to the song The East is Red, which is blasted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1317465/mao-101
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Band of hope and glory: Dresden Philharmonic's ties with Mao

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... The cold war was then at its height, and the occasion became the biggest gathering Mao Zedong had hosted for big shots from the global socialist camp; the Soviet Union's Nikita Khrushchev, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1332957/band-hope-and-glory-dresden-philharmonics-ties-mao
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Clone wars There are actors in the mainland who, bearing an uncanny resemblance to political leaders such as Mao Zedong or Zhou Enlai, work as lookalikes. And recently, a picture of a pie-seller who was the spitting image of President Xi Jinping has been doing the rounds on the internet. I have yet to meet my doppelganger and I hope that chilling encounter never ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Mao Xuhui's artworks are an individual response to modern history

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Text: Edmund Lee History repeats TOPPLED PARENT Hanart TZ Gallery   Like many of his contemporaries, mainland artist Mao Xuhui has developed a kind of branding identity for his work ... of expression," says Mao, who was heavily influenced by expressionism in his early days. Mao was the leader of the avant-garde community in southwest China in the 1980s, having organised the touring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1540102/arts-preview-mao-xuhuis-artworks-are-individual-response-modern
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... in the South." Exactly five weeks later, on October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People's Republic of China. Three months after that, on January 11, 1950, the Walled City ... of Mao. The authorities, anxious not to have one slum replaced by another, dismantled it on July 2. The area was then, finally, declared a restricted zone. The last clearance had taken from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581649/kowloon-walled-citys-fight-exist
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... following Mao Zedong's order to concentrate medicine in rural areas, the hospital moved to Chaoyang city, in the west of Liaoning province. In 1983, it moved back to Shenyang and in 2003, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1585089/courting-dragon

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