Li Shulei, the propaganda boss working to make Xi the "people's leader"

Li Shulei, executive deputy chief of the party's propaganda department, during an event in Bern, Switzerland, the 5 December 2017.
Li Shulei, executive deputy chief of the party's propaganda department, during an event in Bern, Switzerland, the 5 December 2017. © Stefan Wermuth/Reuters
Drawing on a tradition started by Mao Zedong, the Chinese president has entrusted one of his closest advisers to craft his image as the "people's leader", and to reaffirm the centrality of the president within the Chinese political system. [...] (360 words)
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