A man passes by a sign for the 20th party congress with the words “Forever follow the party, jointly build the Chinese dream” in Beijing on October 10. President Xi Jinping has called for the “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” based on reviving the ruling party’s role as an economic, social and cultural leader. Photo: AP
A man passes by a sign for the 20th party congress with the words “Forever follow the party, jointly build the Chinese dream” in Beijing on October 10. President Xi Jinping has called for the “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” based on reviving the ruling party’s role as an economic, social and cultural leader. Photo: AP
Fang Zihao
Opinion

Opinion

Fang Zihao

In ‘tianxia datong’, China has a Chinese dream that befits the times

  • The world has little use of aggressive nationalist dreams nor materialist aspirations like the American dream of upward mobility
  • China has held tianxia datong as the highest ideal since ancient times, and it’s time for the original Chinese dream to return home

A man passes by a sign for the 20th party congress with the words “Forever follow the party, jointly build the Chinese dream” in Beijing on October 10. President Xi Jinping has called for the “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” based on reviving the ruling party’s role as an economic, social and cultural leader. Photo: AP
A man passes by a sign for the 20th party congress with the words “Forever follow the party, jointly build the Chinese dream” in Beijing on October 10. President Xi Jinping has called for the “great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation” based on reviving the ruling party’s role as an economic, social and cultural leader. Photo: AP
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