Eclipsing Mao

Eclipsing Mao
Cartoon by Kuad for BenarNews

Xi Jinping, the leader of China’s ruling Communist Party and country’s president, began an unprecedented third five-year term in office on Oct. 23, in a consolidation of personal power not seen in Beijing since the personality cult surrounding Chairman Mao Zedong (1893-1976), the founding father of the People’s Republic.


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