The Triumph and Terror of Wang Huning

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Despite being relatively unknown to the West, Wang Huning is argued to be the most influential “public intellectual” of our time. A former professor, Wang is the man behind the policies of three of China’s rulers, including Xi Jinping’s controversial “Common Prosperity” campaign, which aims to erase “Western” concepts of effeminacy and the LGBT, among others. After a trip to America in 1988, he became disillusioned with liberalism, and has since then sought to prevent it from taking root in China. Read full article here

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