søndag 10. mai 2015

Chairman Mao's propagandists protest over pensions saying they have been betrayed

They were the standard bearers of Chairman Mao's China: idealistic young film-lovers who fanned out across the countryside using celluloid to herald the Communist Party's good news. Yet despite decades carrying Beijing's message to some of the country's most inaccessible corners, hundreds of Communist Party projectionists say they have been betrayed. More than 1,000 retired professionals held a sit-in outside government offices in the city of Changsha on Tuesday to protest their poor treatment. Read more