Journalist Louisa Lim describes how the Chinese Communist Party has compelled a country to forget the bloody crackdown around Tiananmen Square in 1989. To create this national amnesia, China repressed political ambitions and funneled aspirations toward the economic sphere—a worrying fact for the Communist Party as the country’s economy slows.
Research Article|September 01 2016
Silencing the Echoes of Tiananmen
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6-11.
Louisa Lim; Silencing the Echoes of Tiananmen. World Policy Journal 1 September 2016; 33 (3): 6–11. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3712957
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