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Hong Kong Media: The Central Party School Criticized Jiang Zemin’s Theory, “The Three Represents

On May 1, 2015, one of Hong Kong’s media, Cheng Ming Monthly magazine, published an article titled, “The Party School of the CCP Central Committee criticized the ‘Three Represents.’” The “Three Represents” is a political theory credited to Jiang Zemin, former General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party. However, Cheng Ming Monthly only published the title in its online table of contents. The article from the original print edition is not available online. According to Wikipedia, Three Represents is the official statement of the ideology, which stipulates that the Chinese Communist Party should be representative to advanced social productive forces, advanced culture, and the interests of the overwhelming majority.  

On May 5, 2015, NTDTV introduced some specifics about the Cheng Ming Monthly article. At a theoretical study session held at the Party School of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee ( openly criticized Jiang Zemin’s “Three Represents” theory. They stated, "The Three Represents is empty, vague and metaphysical; it opened the door for the capitalists to join the Party; it betrayed the Party’s Constitution; it violated and trampled the national constitutional system; and it undermined the Party’s organizational structure."

Sources: Chengming, May 1, 2015; NTDTV, May 5, 2015