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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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Three messages the Party hope you heard at the Two Meetings and the surprise they hope you’ll forget


Last week we looked at why the Two Meetings matter, today we’re looking at what this year’s recurring themes were. Equality Since opening up in the 80’s, gov’t resources have been increasingly targeted at creating advanced cities, abandoning the more … Continue reading

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