At the end of 1974, three young revolutionaries posted on the walls of a busy street of Kwangchow a long and powerful political manifesto. Before it could be suppressed by the authorities, it was immediately reproduced and disseminated by way of Chinese-style Samizdat, and it rocked the whole country.
Had Western observers paid more attention at the time to this historical document—a spontaneous expression of the masses—instead of focusing on the permanent power struggle waged betw...
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