China wants regular citizens to monitor online comments for “harmful” history

China wants regular citizens to monitor online comments for “harmful” history
Jane Li
·3 min read

China is gearing up to celebrate the Communist Party’s 100th anniversary in July, with the country holding various propaganda events to showcase its achievements to citizens. Re-evaluations of the rule and legacy of revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, who presided over the upheaval of the Great Leap Forward famine and the Cultural Revolution, are considered a particularly dangerous form of historical nihilism.