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
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
Xi Jinping

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

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
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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