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(Mis)Understanding Wang Hui

I’m not surprised to see demonization of the Chinese government these days but it’s more surprising to see demonization of Chinese intellectuals. I’ve just seen David Ownby’s misleading introduction and translation of Wang Hui’s article commemorating Lenin’s 150th birthday (https://www.readingthechinadream.com/wang-hui-revolutionary-personality.html). I feel I must intervene. Wang Hui is a friend and we have been co-teaching … Continue reading