Cultural Revolution

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Blair: Give China's Leaders a Break

'Second Cultural Revolution' is transforming Chinese society

(Newser) - Western democracies shouldn't stop asking China's leaders tough questions on human rights, but they also need to understand the huge task that lies before China and recognize the progress the nation has already made, writes Tony Blair. The number of Chinese below the World Bank poverty line has dropped 80%... More »

Communist China Turns 60, Really Just Celebrates Past 30

Communists used people as 'cannon fodder' before making it OK to get rich

(Newser) - A blowout party is hours away in Beijing, where the People’s Republic of China will celebrate its 60th anniversary with an unprecedented display in Tiananmen Square. But it’s worth noting that only the second 30 of those years are worth applauding, Isabel Hilton writes—not the first 30... More »

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