A 30-metre statue of Lei Feng dominates the horizon in Changsha, the hometown in Hunan province of the Cultural Revolution hero whose story has been used to instil the love of country in generations of Chinese students. Photo: Xinhua

How Comrade Lei Feng taught me that communist ‘Red Army’ legends have no place in Hong Kong schools

Queenie Luo says a globalised world necessitates a cosmopolitan education, and warns against Hong Kong’s young students being locked into a dogmatic slumber like those in mainland China’s ‘Red Army’ schools

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A 30-metre statue of Lei Feng dominates the horizon in Changsha, the hometown in Hunan province of the Cultural Revolution hero whose story has been used to instil the love of country in generations of Chinese students. Photo: Xinhua
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