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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can Xi Jinping succeed where Mao failed?

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Kerry Brown

    ... of interest. Some years after he had started this attempt, he admitted that, despite his very best efforts, he had failed. Placing Mao Zedong next to Xi Jinping would no doubt be an unwelcome thing ... Kerry Brown Kerry Brown says that while Xi Jinping's tough language on tackling corruption has certain parallels to Mao, the party he runs and society today are far more complex, ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Liberal economist Mao Yushi warns of a 'leftist revival' in China

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Prominent liberal Mao Yushi says he has been the target of increasing attacks by people angry over his criticism of patriarch Mao Zedong Economist warns ... was bombarded last month by insults and even death threats by anonymous callers angered by his criticism of the party's patriarch, Mao Zedong. Then, he was singled out by a conservative newspaper ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Is ripping up Mao’s portrait a crime?

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 01:32pm by Amy Li

    ... ripping up Mao Zedong’s portrait with three friends in Henan’s capital city Zhengzhou last month. The three other young men who participated were: Xiaodong, Ji Laisong, Lin Qilei, Cheng ... patients’ families find work in rural villages. In a photo taken on October 25, the four men, each holding Mao’s portrait, can be seen ripping it in half. They appear calm and relaxed. Ji Laisong, ...

  5. News - China

    Old murder case recalls painful chapter in China's history

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 02:43pm by Amy Li

    ... A Zhejiang man in his 80s was tried at his home on Monday for allegedly killing a doctor in 1967 during China’s violent Cultural Revolution A Zhejiang man in his 80s was tried at his home on Monday for allegedly killing a doctor in 1967 during China’s vio ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The long shadow of the Cultural Revolution

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by RODERICK MACFARQUHAR

    ... of the People's Republic, and particularly in the last 10 years of Mao Zedong's life, we wouldn't have seen the amazing economic growth of the subsequent 30-plus years. So why ... Roderick MacFarquhar says that even today, as a group of new leaders prepares to take charge in China, Mao's Cultural Revolution and the reactions to it continue to shape national ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Censor's Warhol ban stifles creativity

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... of Mao Zedong must be excluded from the exhibition, now showing in Hong Kong, before it goes to Shanghai and Beijing. The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has stalled release of the movie because it has gay characters and scenes of Lin Liguo, son of Mao's disgraced former right-hand man Lin Biao. This prompted a scathing attack on mainland film censorship in an open ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - China - ANALYSIS

    Reform unlikely, says China expert Roderick MacFarquhar

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... of the stone that leads to an avalanche," said MacFarquhar, an expert on Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution era. He gave a lecture at Chinese University on Monday and speaks at the Foreign ... as a result of back-room deals and lacking institutional legitimacy. He said recent rumours that Mao Zedong Thought could be written out of the party's constitution were unlikely to be true. ...




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