Mar 23, 2023Liked by Edi Obiakpani-Reid

Interesting observations. Thanks for taking the time to dive into this event the way you did. It sparked my curiosity why would Xinhua choose fight for 斗争 instead of struggle. I am a complete amateur historian and I might be generous to myself to think I could pass even HSK 3 but it seems the word douzheng is imbued with Maoist philosophical meaning that couldn't be reduced to an idea like mere fighting, unless under the surface Xi Jinping thought is flipping the script on classical Maoism. And further, what could this new meaning mean?

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