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The childhood of Xi Jinping: Chinese General Secretary 2012 – present

“Xi Jinping started life as a princeling, the son of Xi Zhongxun, Mao’s propaganda chief. But in 1963 Xi senior was purged and banished to a factory in distant Henan province. During the horrors of the Cultural Revolution, the Xi … Continue reading

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Justified Sinners?

As Adolf Hitler said, “Only Jews and degenerates died in the camps.” As Joseph Stalin said, “Only counter-revolutionaries died in the gulag.” As Chairman Mao said, “Only capitalist running dogs died in the Cultural Revolution.” As Anders Behring Breivik said, … Continue reading

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