red fever

China's Political Winds Shift

The “Chongqing model” of governance has gotten a lot of attention in the past year as Party chef Bo Xilai has instituted policies that glorify the Communist Party’s roots and a “red culture” drive....

Fareed Zakaria: China’s New Parochialism

In Time Magazine, Fareed Zakaria takes on China’s increasing inward focus when it comes to business and trade, coupled with nostalgia for all things red: China is on course to become the largest movie market in the world....

You Can’t Have a Party Without Music: A Red Song Primer

“Red Songs”, nationalist anthems of the Maoist era, have exploded across China from Chongqing where their resurgence began. China Real Time Report provides a Red Songs 101 for the arguably fortunate uninitiated. The...

Repackaging the Revolutionary Classics of China

On the eve of the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, a nostalgia for red songs is sweeping China, according to this New York Times article: China has boomed during three decades of economic reform, and has in many...



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