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
Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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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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Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier is a US correspondent based in Washington. Before joining the Post, he worked for the Wall Street Journal in China and for the Los Angeles Times in India, China and Japan. He’s covered the Chinese economy, China and India’s explosive rise and conflicts in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan.