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China revives ‘comrade’ in drive for Communist Party discipline

An effort by the Chinese Communist Party to revive the term ‘comrade’ has raised eyebrows among the country’s gay community, which has embraced the revolutionary greeting and made it its own."
10 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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