Zhao Shunli, a 63 rubbish collector in Luoyang, Henan province, dons his Cultural Revolution-era PLA uniform to sing the praises of his hero, Mao Zedong. Photo: AP

Rubbish collector sings Mao’s praises as Zhao the PLA veteran

The fact that the economic benefits of the past three decades have bypassed people like Zhao Shunli only convinces him that the reform era of opening up was a mistake and a betrayal of the working class

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Zhao Shunli, a 63 rubbish collector in Luoyang, Henan province, dons his Cultural Revolution-era PLA uniform to sing the praises of his hero, Mao Zedong. Photo: AP
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