Cultural Revolution

When words kill: ‘Big-character posters’ are testament to tenacity and suffering in one of China’s darkest periods

In China in Ten Words, translated into English by Allan H. Barr, author Yu Hua gives a trenchant description…

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Writing China: Madeleine Thien, ‘Do Not Say We Have Nothing’

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Sinica backgrounder: 40 years of change in China, from the end of the Cultural Revolution to today

John Holden has a long and storied personal history in China, spanning the entire duration of the period of…

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Artist Zhang Xiaogang’s new works revisit memories of the Cultural Revolution, which inspired his well-known ‘Bloodline’ series of paintings

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Daughter of Tibet Cultural Revolution photographer follows her father by interviewing his subjects and turning her own lens on the region

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Cultural Revolution museum in southern China is shut down for ‘repairs’ that include plastering the venue with propaganda posters

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Forty years after Mao’s death, his renewed popularity among militant leftists poses a threat to the country’s stability

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Opinion: A persecuted survivor of the Cultural Revolution still sings the praises of Mao and the Communist Party

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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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China’s stressed-out tech workers find peace, quiet and Buddhism with modern characteristics at Longquan Monastery

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Sinica backgrounder: Art amid the atrocities of the Cultural Revolution

During the 10 years of China’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, those who took up Mao Zedong’s 1966…

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Australia’s Chinese community is divided over concert series in Sydney and Melbourne that celebrates Mao

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China’s ‘little pinks’ use the internet to fight for nationalism and are seen by some as the modern-day Red Guards of Xi Jinping

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Zhang Qinli, a local Communist Party chief who was jailed after the Cultural Revolution and died in 2004, casts a shadow over the current leadership

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Grandson of landlord reviled in official Chinese history tries to prove that his grandfather actually helped the Communists

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