Beauty is in the Eye of the Powerholder

China's Communist Party, with a long history of revising and whitewashing history to serve contemporary political needs, is sparing no effort to glorify its past and cover up tragic periods in the run up to its 100th anniversary on July 1, 2021. People who present a less-than-rosy view of the CCP's past can face legal punishment for distorting party history or defaming Communist heroes. The Cyberspace Administration of China recently launched a website and hotline for citizens to report “historical nihilism,” defined as any departure from the party line.


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Peter Li
May 02, 2021 06:02 PM

If the CPC (Chinese Communist Party) had the confidence as it claims in its political system, it would allow the Chinese to voice their opinions on whether the Party is a red devil or an angel on the Internet. Unfortunately, the CPC controls everything in China including people's thought and the right to voice their opinion.

The Trump administration had separated the three terms on China: the CPC, the Chinese people and China. Unfortunately the new administration mixed them up again. Only when the U.S. understands the evil of the CPC can the U.S. understand China. Period.