(Scott Johnson) I still have my old copy of Quotations From Chairman LBJ. The book was inspired by Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse Tung (“the little red book”). Compiled by Jack Shepherd and Christopher Wren and published by Schuster in the annus horribilis of 1968, the book consisted of supposedly laughable quotes uttered by President Johnson. Show More Summary
Chinese president Xi Jinping has been compared with the ruthless chairman Mao Zedong. His moves to consolidate power and his ideology have both come under scrutiny. The crackdown on corruption and Xi's emphasis on "mass line" — a leadership...Show More Summary
Big surprise. Followers of a totalitarian ideology are totalitarians at home:
Chan Yan, a former housewife who makes a living impersonating Mao is unsurprisingly torn up that her former husband refused to sleep with her due to her uncanny resemblance to the Chairman. He said it always felt like "Mao was sleeping beside him." She's also a little peeved since that gig apparently paid the bills. [ more › ]
There are not enough words to describe how good this former housewife is at pulling off Chairman Mao. Read more...
Chan Yan, a former housewife, was mocked as a child for her uncanny resemblance to Mao Zedong, but has now gained notoriety for her day job of impersonating the former Communist Party chairman. [ more › ]
This is a news story from 2010: ... Mao's hometown of Shaoshan sold 124 million yuan (£12.4 million) worth of trinkets last year, of which almost three-quarters were Mao statuettes. But buyers have complained that some Mao statues do...Show More Summary
“Proletarian revolutionaries affiliated with different forms of revisionist factions, hold high the banner of chairman Mao of ‘It is right to rebel against the reactionaries’ and rebel against the leadership of revisionist factions, unite with the correct political party of Proletarian class of East Bengal, the Proletarian Party of East Bengal on the basis [...]
This December will mark the 120 anniversary of Mao Zedong's birthday. To celebrate and honor the birth of The Chairman, China is putting out an animated feature film detailing Mao's younger years. Read more...
During the disastrous decade-long Cultural Revolution, The Quotations of Chairman Mao, a slender volume of the leader's sayings, replaced literature and learning. People would sometimes greet each other using quotes from the book, or give the books as wedding gifts. Show More Summary
The portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong overlooking Tiananmen Square was replaced with a new (identical) one midnight Saturday, ahead of National Day on October 1. [ more › ]
A new edition of 'Quotations of Chairman Mao' is to be released on the 120th anniversary of the Great Helmsman's birth, Takungpao reports. [ more › ]
Speech at Mazumdar commemoration this year in Bangladesh. Lets honer the memory of Charu Mazumdar by continuing the work he started around the world!-Signalfire CHAIRMAN MAO has taught us that to make revolution we must have a revolutionary party, a party that is based on the revolutionary theory of Marxism-Leninism and reared in [...]
Hillary Clinton 2016 rumors are in the air, but some unofficial Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign artwork might raise some eyebrows. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Hillary Clinton is having lunch with President Obama today. The lunch is spawning many Hillary Clinton 2016 rumors. Show More Summary
Here is the full video of ?uestlove’s recent lecture at The Red Bull Music Academy with Chairman Mao. If you’re a music geek, this is for you. Previously: Q-Tip’s Lecture at the Red Bull Music Academy
Here is the full video of Q-Tip’s recent sit down with journalist Chairman Jeff Mao at the Red Bull Music Academy. For a treat, fast forward to the 1:36 mark to hear Tip play a snippet of what would have likely been the final version of the unreleased Kanye West song “Mama’s Boyfriend”. Tip explains [...]
BEIJING – The doors to Chairman Mao’s mausoleum, located just south of Tiananmen Square, open to the public every morning (except Mondays) at 8 o’clock. The imposing building typically receives a steady stream of visitors from around the world to view the final resting place...
The revolution is not a dinner party, Chairman Mao famously said. Tell that to Khaled al-Hamad, the rogue rebel leader who had himself videoed biting into the heart he had just cut out of a Syrian regime soldier, now circulating wildly on the internet. We don't actually see him consume the organ, but he appears [...]
BEIJING -- Anywhere else in the world, placement on a rich list would be cause for celebration. Not so in China. For China's richest, being listed on wealth reports can be deeply undesirable, inviting unwanted extra scrutiny from tax collectors to a general public increasingly s …
For a country, whose founder Chairman Mao once upon a time envisioned great wealth equality for all and a communist utopia, things sure have had a very capitalist ending. Perhaps nowhere is this more visible than in Mao's lineage itself,...Show More Summary