proletariat leanings

running dog of imperialism

the east is red

cultural amnesia

relocation

historic amnesia

dragons, beasts, birds

forbidden to enter

solitary confinement Maoist stye

political vacillation

dislocation

counterrevolutionary

stereotypical class enemy

deployed to a rural province

thought crimes

internal exile

isolation

party hack

persecutor’s self delusion

forcible deportation back to the countryside

struggle meeting

criticism meeting

denounced

movement

impeccable revolutionary credentials

struggle to conform

information session

unobtainable luxuries

crossing paths

Ministry of State Security

seize the opportunity

settlement

don’t listen to rumours

realise your dream

believe the government

avoid dangerous housing

move out early

evict the residents

rent controls

eviction

disconnecting and reinstalling fees

allotted to

section chief

disperse then regroup

abuse of power

ancient courtyard homes

architectural heritage

construction and demolition

oppose hegemony

just enough compensation

harmonious society

Decade of Disaster

criticise

struggle

betraying the motherland

collective amnesia

moderate progress

spontaneously gathered

voluntary labour

preserve the stability

traditional extended family

celebrating virtue

disgruntled citizens

offspring of revolutionary martyrs

party elite

spiritually starved

protocol

sign of progress

fear paralyses individuality

proletarian type

beloved leaders

blue sky day

no sense of crisis

military crackdown

exit restrictions

dissidents

politically correct

human rights

status symbol

resolutely utilitarian

bribes and payoffs

conspicuous consumption

party coffers

expulsion

repudiate

denunciation

repressive political culture

a nation of secrets

evolve peacefully

half finished road

too many people

traditional dumplings

diligence

a broken shoe

serve the people

a battle objective

functionary

contribution to the revolution

revolutionary cadre

anything is possible

an undesirable assignment

an end to exploitation

equality of the sexes

expelled

hardship post

moral high ground

selflessness

transformation

megaprojects

ideological stronghold

loyalty

number two enemy

blood sucking capitalist

counterfeit

walls within walls

class enemy

bourgeois liberalism