Pro-China activists march through the streets of Sydney on August 17, 2019, as they rally against anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP Pro-China activists march through the streets of Sydney on August 17, 2019, as they rally against anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Pro-China activists march through the streets of Sydney on August 17, 2019, as they rally against anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Philip Bowring
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Bowring

What does loving China mean? The Communist Party decides

  • The Communist Party version of nationalism precludes differences of opinion on official policies in Xinjiang and the South China Sea, enlisting the support of ethnic Chinese everywhere
  • History, however, shows that doctrines and heroes of one period are denounced and discarded by the next

Pro-China activists march through the streets of Sydney on August 17, 2019, as they rally against anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP Pro-China activists march through the streets of Sydney on August 17, 2019, as they rally against anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Pro-China activists march through the streets of Sydney on August 17, 2019, as they rally against anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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