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Christopher Marquis, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, draws a likeness between current Chinese president Xi Jinping and Mao Zedong. He argues: “There is a line from Mao to Xi, and ‘reform and opening’ [was] an aberration. Xi is working in the system that Mao created – campaign governance, the party being the centre of everything, nationalism, all these resonate with Mao.”

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