Tag Archives: Deng Xiaoping

What I learned slogging through China’s official version of history


Over the past three days we’ve had a chance to look at the full version of the story the Party tells about China’s past 170 years. I divided it into three sections that weren’t broken up in the National Museum, … Continue reading

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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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Heard on Weibo 1/29-2/4 – I have a dream, political reform, and the poem that may cost Zhu Yufu his freedom


You know things are going wrong in Tibet and other Tibetan areas when CCTV tells you that Tibetans are living happily as never before, Global Times hits hard on “lawless Tibetans”, and Wumaos (五毛) are swarming Twitter accounts of Woeser … Continue reading

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