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‘Who Are Our Enemies?’ China’s Bitter Youths Embrace Mao.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/08/business/china-mao.html
Author
Li Yuan
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2022-11-15
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Chairman Mao is making a comeback among China’s Generation Z. The Communist Party’s supreme leader, whose decades of nonstop political campaigns cost millions of lives, is inspiring and comforting disaffected people born long after his death in 1976. To them, Mao Zedong is a hero who speaks to their despair as struggling nobodies.