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Does The Cultural Revolution’s Brutal Legacy Haunt President Xi Jinping’s ‘China Dream’?

Today’s China is nowhere near the point of another Cultural Revolution, and the 50th anniversary of the start of that traumatic era will go unmarked in official circles. Chinese leaders “are frightened of the Cultural Revolution,” says the historian Frank Dikötter. “They think that’s what might happen if you give ordinary people a say.”

Read Here – Wall Street Journal

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