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  1. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  3. News - China

    China’s painful past displayed under political shadow

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 06:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Chengdu

    ... to a point. Businessman Fan Jianchuan has opened six museums about the ten year period beginning in 1966 when China’s then-leader Mao Zedong called on ordinary citizens to struggle against entrenched ... it refers to as a “serious setback” for the party. Mao Zedong set the period of lawlessness in motion to boost his authority, previously undermined by the disastrous effort to modernise China known ...

  4. Through the past, darkly

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... Samantha Kierath The past came to Wang Gang like snowflakes. It was 1999 and three years since he had started, but not finished, writing English, the book that was to become his best-selling coming-of-age tale. Wang, by then a published author and televis ...

  5. Ideals gone astray

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip I have spent four wonderful years on the idyllic campus of Stanford University in California, where every student is treated as equal, irrespective of race, colour, country of origin, religion or political beliefs. So, the recent remarks by CNN ...

  6. Auction of Mao portrait called off at 'suggestion' of authorities

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Mainland authorities have effectively banned the controversial auction of a Mao Zedong portrait that set the standard for reproductions of the late leader's image, ... to China,' he said. '[The portrait] is no different from any other artwork to us. But the public seems to have attached too much political significance to it.' The portrait, by Mao ...

  7. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Can Mao Zedong's poetry rekindle the fighting spirit of the Chinese women's volleyball team in time for next year's London Olympics? The team, with only five ... course on some of Mao's poems, the China Volleyball Association said on its website. The study and reading of the poems represent another sign of a revived push for 'red culture' ...

  8. The long road home for Mao's exiled youth

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The project is dedicated to the tens of millions of zhi qing (educated youth) who were mobilised under a call from Mao Zedong to leave their urban homes during the 1950s and '70s and endure ... to remember the historical era and educate more people about it. Can you elaborate more on the background of zhi qing? In 1955, Chairman Mao advocated that any intellectuals who were able to work ...

  9. Looking beyond Mao's legacy

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and led by Comrade Mao Zedong '. He had confused right and wrong and 'the people with the enemy'. The resolution held that 'chief responsibility for the grave 'left' error of the Cultural Revolution- an error comprehensive in magnitude and protracted in duration- does indeed lie with Comrade Mao Zedong'. Mao's death in 1976 brought the Cultural ...

  10. In times of political turmoil, children find inner strength

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... or why this man, who isn't family or a friend, is now part of their lives. At school, Ling is taught the teachings of Mao Zedong, while at home her father shares his admiration of America ...




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