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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

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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.
7 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with 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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