A couple take a selfie in front of a giant portrait of Mao at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing. Photo: Reuters A couple take a selfie in front of a giant portrait of Mao at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
A couple take a selfie in front of a giant portrait of Mao at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Xi Jinping

What would Mao have made of Xi Jinping’s China?

Jeffrey Wasserstrom says notwithstanding his fondness for quoting Mao, the current chairman’s enthusiasm for Confucian values, for one, would not have impressed

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A couple take a selfie in front of a giant portrait of Mao at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing. Photo: Reuters A couple take a selfie in front of a giant portrait of Mao at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
A couple take a selfie in front of a giant portrait of Mao at the Tiananmen gate in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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