We asked writers to dig up old memorabilia by trawling through old boxes and houses. Here’s what they found.
Author: Baopu He
Chairman Mao lives on in my parents’ strange fondness for communism
“Bet the lefties didn’t think of this one.”
Hip, hop, hooray
Baopu He unpacks the selective schools debate
I got 99.95 problems and a list of 99.95 achievers in the state ain’t one
Names can be the site of a hidden political struggle, writes Baopu He. This entry placed second in the 2016 Opinion Competition, judged by Guardian editor Lenore Taylor.