Images from Chinese socialism today

Welcome to China, where hammers and sickles are everywhere:


 

Before and during the 19th congress of the CPC (shijiuda), banners, signs and slogans were all over the country;

Apart from following events very closely, I took myself to the local Xinhua Bookshop, to find a huge number of Xi Jinping’s books for sale – carrying on the tradition of communist leaders who actually think and write:

Almost 20 books to read over the southern summer, along with Mao’s works:

In many places, I also came across signs reminding one of the achievements of Chinese socialism:

And these days Xi Jinping is known as ‘comrade [tongzhi]’, a term that has come back into wide use:

Small though it may be, I also try to make my own contribution:

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3 thoughts on “Images from Chinese socialism today

    1. What are the titles of the aforementioned 20 books you plan on reading this summer?And what are the english title translations of the books shown in the photos, and does Peking press still sell/publish/plan to publish Mao’s works?
      Love your work,keep it up

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