China’s Internet battle — Beijing Spring or digital Cultural Revolution?: Gertz

ChinaAsia Times — Fifty years after the tumultuous upheaval known as the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, China appears on the verge a new information age battle between communist party hardliners and reformers. Unlike Mao Zedong’s rampaging zealots of that era, China’s new Red Guards are lurking in cyberspace, promoting a hardline communist agenda against party reformers who appear to favor less rigid media and other controls and who seem to be questioning the supremacy of the all-powerful Communist Party of China.

http://atimes.com/2016/03/chinas-internet-debate-beijing-spring-or-digital-cultural-revolution/

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