Later leader Deng Xiaoping introduced the concept of collective leadership three decades ago to ward off the rise of another Mao-like cult of personality. Photo: Reuters

China won’t allow a Mao-style cult of personality around Xi, says top Communist Party academic

Collective leadership still in play but with a ‘larger individual role’ for the president, party school official says

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Later leader Deng Xiaoping introduced the concept of collective leadership three decades ago to ward off the rise of another Mao-like cult of personality. Photo: Reuters
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