Roughly 200 mainlanders came to Hong Kong last year to march in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the Cultural Revolution. Photo: Choi Chi-yuk
Roughly 200 mainlanders came to Hong Kong last year to march in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the Cultural Revolution. Photo: Choi Chi-yuk

The underrated influence of modern neo-Maoists on China’s Communist Party

  • In ‘The New Red Guards’, Jude Blanchette argues that in market-focused China, the party sees neo-Maoists as both a headache and a help
  • While they challenge the party on occasion, their extreme ideological positions can also make it appear more reasonable

Roughly 200 mainlanders came to Hong Kong last year to march in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the Cultural Revolution. Photo: Choi Chi-yuk
Roughly 200 mainlanders came to Hong Kong last year to march in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the Cultural Revolution. Photo: Choi Chi-yuk
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