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Approaching the 40th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s death, ardent supporters hold up his era as a challenge to contemporary leaders and market-oriented reforms

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
ne passionate Mao supporter, Wang Shiji, set up the Defend Mao Zedong People's Party as a challenge to the Communist Party. The group's first meeting in Shijiazhuang was canceled for unknown reasons, and the local police had no comment.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.

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