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A strange scene in Zhongnanhai on the anniversary of Deng Xiaoping’s death: The official media kept a low profile and Mao Zuo satirized Deng | CCP | Reform and opening up | Emancipate the mind

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A strange scene in Zhongnanhai on the anniversary of Deng Xiaoping’s death: The official media kept a low profile and Mao Zuo satirized Deng | CCP | Reform and opening up | Emancipate the mind

Sensitive Events in CCP Officialdom Spark Speculations and Controversies

New Tang Dynasty News, Beijing time, February 20, 2024

The recent happenings within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have raised eyebrows and triggered speculation about the direction of the party’s policies and leadership.

On February 18, the remarks made by the Hunan Provincial Party Committee regarding “emancipating the mind” were met with skepticism. The following day marked the 27th anniversary of the death of former CCP leader Deng Xiaoping, and the official media’s low-key commemoration of the event has added to the intrigue. The Mao Zuo website publishing an article insinuating Deng Xiaoping, which remains unblocked, has only deepened the speculation.

The release of a one-minute short film by the Xinhua Newspaper Network of the Communist Party of China to commemorate Deng Xiaoping, as well as several phrases in memory of Deng published in official media, contrasted with the questioning of “emancipating the mind” in Hunan, Deng Xiaoping’s hometown.

The term “emancipating the mind” has historical significance as Deng Xiaoping’s political proposition for reform and opening up in 1978. However, the recent events have left some experts and scholars questioning the motives behind the party’s actions.

The decision to revive discussions around “emancipating the mind” has been met with skepticism by scholars who believe it is not credible, given the current political climate and the party’s stance on market economy and planned economic systems.

Furthermore, the publication of a controversial article on the Maoist website “Red China” mocking Deng Xiaoping has not been taken down, raising concerns about the party’s position on the subject.

These events have led experts to contemplate a possible shift in the party’s direction and leadership. Qin Peng, an expert on China issues, suggests that the recent activities by the Hunan and Heilongjiang Provincial Party Committees were planned and approved by higher authorities, hinting at a larger political strategy at play.

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The persistence of anti-Deng content on the Chinese internet and the departure of several high-ranking officials, including military personnel, have added to the turmoil within the CCP. Critics have pointed out the drawbacks of the current administration, with some suggesting that President Xi Jinping’s leadership has led to numerous difficulties and challenges.

Analysts have also noted a growing disillusionment with Deng Xiaoping’s reform and opening up policies, signaling a departure from the party’s historical trajectory.

As the CCP grapples with internal turmoil and dissent, the implications of these sensitive events on the party’s future remain to be seen.

(Comprehensive reporting by reporter Li Enzhen/Editor in charge: Wen Hui)

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