Pyrotechnics create the words “Long Live the People”, during a gala evening at Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Square to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1. Photo: AP

China’s Communist Party has gone from voice of the people to voice of tycoons: how’s that for painful irony?

  • Decades ago, the Communist Party won the Chinese people’s support by pledging to end national humiliation
  • Today, they block democratic reform and side with the rich and powerful
Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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Pyrotechnics create the words “Long Live the People”, during a gala evening at Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Square to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1. Photo: AP
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Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

When US hawks call China’s Communist Party a threat to world peace, it’s no longer just rhetoric

  • In differentiating between the communist regime and the Chinese people, Mike Pompeo has escalated the US-China struggle
  • His words are not propaganda. They are cold, hard policy

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