Hu Deping, son of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang, is a leading advocate of free-market policies. Photo: CNSHu Deping, son of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang, is a leading advocate of free-market policies. Photo: CNS
Hu Deping, son of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang, is a leading advocate of free-market policies. Photo: CNS

China’s leaders must learn from Soviet Union’s fatal mistakes, says heavyweight communist liberal Hu Deping

  • Hu Deping, son of late party General Secretary Hu Yaobang – whose 1989 death ultimately led to the Tiananmen Square crackdown - says China must stick to reform
  • Speech to seminar on reform and opening up warns China to avoid Soviet errors such as centralising power and rigid planned economy

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Hu Deping, son of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang, is a leading advocate of free-market policies. Photo: CNSHu Deping, son of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang, is a leading advocate of free-market policies. Photo: CNS
Hu Deping, son of former Communist Party general secretary Hu Yaobang, is a leading advocate of free-market policies. Photo: CNS
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