Chairman Mao Zedong with his successor Hua Guofeng in 1976. Photo: Xinhua Chairman Mao Zedong with his successor Hua Guofeng in 1976. Photo: Xinhua
Chairman Mao Zedong with his successor Hua Guofeng in 1976. Photo: Xinhua
Lam Woon-Kwong
Opinion

Opinion

Lam Woon-Kwong

Why public popularity is the key card for politicians playing power games

Hua Guofeng’s spectacular rise and fall offers a timely warning to Hong Kong politicians

Chairman Mao Zedong with his successor Hua Guofeng in 1976. Photo: Xinhua Chairman Mao Zedong with his successor Hua Guofeng in 1976. Photo: Xinhua
Chairman Mao Zedong with his successor Hua Guofeng in 1976. Photo: Xinhua
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