A Cultural Revolution-era poster. The principle of "class struggle" drove the Cultural Revolution and halted economic development, the Study Times said. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Abandoning 'class struggle' central to China's achievements, paper says in rebuke to leftists

Commentary follows a re-emergence of the revolutionary term that commentators warned signals a leftist push in the Communist Party to repress reformists

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A Cultural Revolution-era poster. The principle of "class struggle" drove the Cultural Revolution and halted economic development, the Study Times said. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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