The democratic movement in China has been crushed. With it has gone, a t least for the present, a whole outpouring of original thought in Chinese society. Much of it, ironically, came from within the Communist Party itself. Su Shaozhi, now in hiding, was one of China's leading reformist intellectuals. Here, in a previously unpublished paper exclusive to ALR, he lays out a manifesto for the movement.
Recommended CitationShaozhi, Su, Brief Spring, Sudden Frost, Australian Left Review, 1(111), 1989, 14-15,17.