People celebrate the 122nd birthday of Mao Zedong at his hometown in Shaoshan, Hunan province, in December. Photo: Simon Song

Why are so many Chinese nostalgic for the Cultural Revolution?

Mao’s utopian dream finds fans among the young, to consternation of some who experienced upheaval

Topic |   Cultural Revolution

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People celebrate the 122nd birthday of Mao Zedong at his hometown in Shaoshan, Hunan province, in December. Photo: Simon Song
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