[Marxism] Fwd: 'Neo-Maoist' higher ed is gaining ground in China

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Apr 29 06:03:35 MDT 2016


“Over the past decade or so, there’s been a push on the part of the 
Chinese Communist Party to retell its origin story, its founding myths,” 
Blanchette says.

One plank of this plan has been an effort to revive the study of 
Marxism, partly to counter the spread of liberal and religious thought. 
Last year, Peking University began the construction of a new building to 
house its Marxism department -- ironically funded by a bank.

full: 
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/04/29/neo-maoist-higher-ed-gaining-ground-china



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