Chinese President Xi Jinping has borrowed from Mao Zedong’s playbook, launching a “rectification” campaign to purify the Communist Party. Yiching Wu, a historian of the Cultural Revolution, talks about how politicians use Mao’s legacy to criticize the status quo.
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