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China’s Party approved version of history part 3 – “Socialism is the only way to save China”


…Continued Ushering in a new era of development in the cause of socialism 5.1 The Third Plenary Session of the 11th CPC Central Committee was a significant transition in the history of the party and the state since the founding … Continue reading

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China’s official history part 2 – An earth-shattering event and delusions of grandeur


…Continued from part 1 An earth-shattering event 3.1 The imperialist powers invasion shattered China’s dream of learning from the West. The October Revolution in Russia sent Marxism to China and cause progressive Chinese to turn their attention from the West … Continue reading

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Chairman Mao Was 70% Right (?)


For the past few days we’ve been exploring a few of the myths the Party sees as central to their rule (here and here). Today and tomorrow we’ll be taking on the the most controversial one, that Chairman Mao was … Continue reading

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