Suisheng Zhao

Suisheng Zhao is professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. He is executive director of the university’s Center for China-U.S. Cooperation and editor of the Journal of Contemporary China.

July 2016, Volume 27, Issue 3

Xi Jinping’s Maoist Revival

Far from being a reformer, as some had hoped, President Xi Jinping has launched the most sweeping ideological campaign seen in China since Mao. Xi is mixing nationalism, Leninism, and Maoism in ways that he hopes will cement continued one-party Communist rule.