Today John McDonnell has continued to face flak after his attempt at a Chairman Mao joke in the Commons spectacularly backfired.… The post Diane Abbott on the positives of Chairman Mao appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Labour's John McDonnell looks completely out of his depth as shadow chancellor and no more so than yesterday when he made another huge gaff with his Little Red Book routine and bizarre references to Chairman Mao in responding to a government statement on public spending in the House of Commons. Show More Summary
You can see what John McDonnell was trying to do today. ‘I’ll bring along a copy of Chairman Mao’s Little… The post John McDonnell ‘disappears’ his Maoist stunt appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
That was a funny way to say sorry. Osborne kicked off his autumn statement with a Niagara of self-congratulation. He… The post Sketch: Chairman Mao gets flung across the Commons appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
John McDonnell, the Labour Shadow Chancellor, just did something that doesn't happen very often in the House of Commons. He quoted former communist dictator Chairman Mao Zedong. In his response to chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement...Show More Summary
Preparing for the spending review, George Osborne must have written two speeches: his own, and the one he expected John… The post Did John McDonnell really think that quoting Chairman Mao would help Labour’s cause? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
With Diane Abbott recently given the nickname Madame Mao by her colleagues over her behaviour since Jeremy Corbyn was elected as… The post John McDonnell lectures George Osborne on Chairman Mao (yes, really) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Mao in the cloak, in Inside Red China (Image: Courtesy of George Andrews) In almost every image of Chairman Mao Zedong, he’s wearing the same thing: a simple shirt or jacket in dull gray or brown. But on China’s National Day, in October...Show More Summary
There’s a new little red book gaining traction in China – and no, it’s not written by Chairman Mao.
The Producer Also Chats To Chairman Mao About The Evolution Of Hip-hop.
Meeting of Japanese PM Kakuei Tanaka with Chairman Mao and Zhou Enlai 1972 restoring diplomatic ties between Beijing and Tokyo Will increasing economic interdependence between Japan and China increase or reduce the risk of conflict? The conventional liberal wisdom is that economic interdependence between states enhances peaceful relations — as in the [...]
A cautionary tale. Traversing the great state of Wyoming with hundreds of pounds of men, gear (including a Chairman Mao stencil) and snacks needs no fewer than 14 cupholders. (Two cupholders were used for drinks, the rest were used for toy cars and various empty wrappers.) Building a family car isn’t a trick. Show More Summary
Submitted by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, Here we have an image of a Chinese banknote, featuring Chairman Mao, followed by a seemingly incongruous German word - schadenfreude. Is there an error here? Happily, no. We’ll begin...Show More Summary
IFAW video of seal slaughter seen worldwide Political power, Chairman Mao once opined, flows out of the barrel of a gun. That was the 1950s. Sixty years later, political power actually flows out of the video screen. What you see on TV...Show More Summary
Chinese scientist Tu Youyou won a share of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine yesterday for her work in developing an effective herbal therapy that fights against malaria, work that first started when studying ancient Chinese texts in a secret project ordered by Chairman Mao Zedong during the Cultural Revolution. [ more › ]
Pi Sheng THE struggle initiated and led by Chairman Mao to repulse the Right deviationist attempt at reversing correct verdicts has smashed the criminal plot of Teng Hsiao-ping, the arch unrepentant capitalist reader in the Party, to subvert the dictatorship of the proletariat and restore capitalism. This is another great victory we have won [...]
UNDER the leadership of the Party Central Committee headed by Chairman Mao, the struggle to criticize Teng Hsiao-ping and beat back the Right deviationist attempt at reversing correct verdicts is steadily developing in depth. The broad masses of cadres and people have conscientiously studied the series of important instructions by Chairman Mao, penetratingly criticized [...]
Studying geopolitical economics was never a goal of mine, and I’m certainly not an expert in Chinese history, but I’m pretty sure there’s nothing in Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book about waltzing. [...] there they were, three couples,...Show More Summary
“Contrary to what conventional wisdom would have you believe…record collecting isn’t about music. Not entirely, anyway,” says music writer Jeff “Chairman” Mao in Dust & Grooves. Read the rest
Mao Zedong, once the Helmsman, Great Teacher and Red Red Sun in Our Hearts, and still the Chairman, died in 1976. Even today his giant portrait gazes down over Tiananmen… Read more The post Monster of misrule appeared first on The Spectator.