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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi follows in Mao's footsteps on path to consolidate power

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... sleep, undertake morning drills and stand sentry, along with other ordinary soldiers. On this front, Xi appears to have taken a page from Mao Zedong , who launched a similar shake-up in the 1950s. Mao used the opportunity to strengthen his control of the military and forced many powerful generals into retirement. As Xi works to consolidate his own power, he has repeatedly reached ...

  2. Bo's appeal and his fall both reflect Mao's legacy

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... legitimacy. Let's start with the possible return of the Cultural Revolution, which was launched by Mao Zedong and unleashed 10 years of terror and horror on the Chinese people, history, culture ... state capitalism, with officials colluding with businessmen to make enormous profits at the expense of ordinary people, but it still upholds so-called Mao Zedong thought as one of its guiding ...

  3. Party strives to keep bad emperors away

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Who was the last emperor of China? If it's a history question, you would say Puyi. But if it's a political science question, most people would say Mao Zedong. A key political issue confronting China and its future has to do with understanding this characterisation of Mao and how to prevent another 'emperor' from emerging under ...

  4. Open up

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joseph Stalin as well as Mao Zedong, the politburo was more decorative than functional, and they could dictate party policy and the fate of the other leaders. Even under Deng Xiaoping's ...

  5. Family denies Bo warned corruption would lead to political crisis

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... the 'demise of the party and the country', and raised political taboos such as the re-evaluation of Mao Zedong. 'This is pure fabrication. He went into coma five months after checking ...

  6. Party paper urges political reform

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... capitalism'. Their dogged efforts culminated in a recent article published on the leftist website Mao Zedong's Flag warning that the reforms have gone off track. That 'outmoded' ideology ... Congress, which opens on October 15. 'There could be some positive changes such as broadening the use of elections at higher levels,' said Mao Shoulong, a political scientist ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can China's new leaders finally lay to rest ghosts of the Cultural Revolution?

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... in 1967, at the height of the Cultural Revolution. In 1966, Mao Zedong had launched the mass political movement, intending to remove "capitalists" who had infiltrated the party. ... actress who was arrested and tortured after she accidentally broke a bust of Chairman Mao. In the end, she committed suicide. She was only 19. Also last week, another Cultural Revolution story, ...

  8. News - China

    Han Suyin loved China but turned a blind eye to its excesses

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... for herself as a bridge between East and West. Han, who openly lauded Mao Zedong and his Cultural Revolution, was castigated as an apologist, but her talent, beauty and glamorous life enthralled even ... was invited regularly to China, where she was received by Premier Zhou Enlai a dozen times, and continued her visits throughout the years of the Cultural Revolution. She was received by Mao in 1966 ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Mystery over lone vote against Xi

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... as a search term on China's Twitter-like service. For some commenters, it brought to mind the fate of a delegate widely believed to have voted "no" when Mao Zedong was elected head of the new communist government in 1949. According to some historical accounts, Zhang Dongsun, a philosopher and former CPPCC delegate, was destroyed by Chairman Mao for his alleged actions. He ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Maoist attitude to dissent is blocking China's road to the rule of law

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by IRA BELKIN

    ... Ira Belkin says that Xi Jinping's pledges onrule of law will ring hollow as long as Mao Zedong's definition of enemies of the party remains the basis of dealing with dissent Now ... process? Is it possible that, despite all of the enormous changes in Chinese society, the guiding principle of the party is still the Maoist ideology expressed in the Chairman Mao Zedong ...




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