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PKU prof suggests reviving Mao-era rural education camps

A Peking University professor has stirred a commotion with his call to re-establish education centers in China’s vast rural areas, like the camps that existed from the 1960s until the Cultural Revolution intended for ideological remolding of educated urban youth, after Mao Zedong decreed that re-education by members of the proletariat, in particular peasants, was a […]