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Major Chinese Newspaper Breaks Silence Over 50th Anniversary of ‘Cultural Revolution’

Major Chinese Newspaper Breaks Silence Over 50th Anniversary of ‘Cultural Revolution’

Yesterday marked 50 years to the day of the start of Chairman Mao Zedong and his Chinese Communist Party’s decade-long reign of terror that was The Cultural Revolution. Much to the contrary of its name, China’s “Cultural Revolution” was not a period of supreme cultural growth in China, as I had once believed. When I […]

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of China’s first premier Zhao Enlai. Zhou is remembered in Chinese history as one of Chairman Mao Zedong’s most trusted lieutenants, and his right-hand man. He also is recognized for saving lives without being purged during the Cultural Revolution, which coincided with the height of Mao’s […]