Chinese immigrant intellectual sees today’s likeness to China’s Cultural Revolution

Chinese immigrant intellectual sees today’s likeness to China’s Cultural Revolution December 11, 2020

When I was 16 years old, I came across a book in a small, state-owned bookstore in China. I don’t know how it escaped the government’s censors, but I was soon mesmerized by Chatting About America. Here I encountered a world foreign to my experiences but intriguing to my curious soul. It was about a land of freedom, where people were encouraged to think independently and critically and to participate in a market of ideas. This place was America.

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