Day: May 14, 2010

CCP Leaders Commemorate May 4

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Beijing / China / Cultural Politics

Danwei.org links to, and summarizes, a Southern Metro Daily report on the visit of Premier Wen Jiabao to Beijing University on May 4, setting the scene as follows: Yesterday was the 91st anniversary of the hallowed May 4th Movement, which according to the government-backed version of history, marks a significant transition point of Chinese revolution: Gone was “old democratic revolution”; in came the “new democratic revolution”. In 1949, following the establishment of PRC, May 4 […]