In 1966, Mao Zedong launched a movement towards Socialism, to, solidify his power after a disastrous Great Leap Forward, called the Cultural Revolution. Though the movement moved towards a total Communism, it was never really achieved. For example, peasants both, owned their own land, and worked on group owned lands. What I am wondering is how did the economics work in Cultural Revolution China, specifically in the cities. I am interested in,
- If it was legal, how could someone set up a business; What general rules or paperwork was involved?
- How did hiring work?