Did Mao Really Kill Millions During the Great Leap Forward?

By Joseph Ball Over the last 25 years the reputation of Mao Zedong has been seriously undermined by ever more extreme estimates of the numbers of deaths he was supposedly responsible for. In his lifetime, Mao Zedong was hugely respected for the way that his socialist policies improved the welfare of the Chinese people, slashing Read more about Did Mao Really Kill Millions During the Great Leap Forward?[…]