Free on Sinocism: Engineers of the Soul: Ideology in Xi Jinping's China by John Garnaut
This is truly a masterful piece of analysis by on modern China. Though it is a little bit of a longer read, I would urge everyone to read it. Just a couple of notes. 1. His evolution mirrors my own moving from a focus on economics to 1/n
This post on the Stalinist tradition in Chinese politics is the most important thing I've read all year. Garnaut takes a lot of things I have been trying to argue here on twitter and distills them into one article
"The journey to Utopia is still in progress but first we must pass through a cyber-enabled dystopia in order to defeat the forces of counter-revolution." via
Engineers of the Soul: Ideology in Xi Jinping's China by John Garnaut - the best short analysis of modern #China that I have read