It was 50 years ago this month that the Great Helmsman, Chairman Mao Zedong, launched the Cultural Revolution. His efforts to... The post Dance Dance (Cultural) Revolution appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts: China’s Overweight Dance Troupe Fitness Pole Dancing Classes Expensive but Popular Belly Dancing For Men: Why Not?
Bonhams will lead the Post-War and Contemporary Art season with a spectacular Andy Warhol painting of Chairman Mao, estimated at £580,000-780,000, to be offered at New Bond Street on 29 June. The stunning, densely-textured painting comes fresh to the market having originally been handled by the artist?s legendary dealer Leo Castelli in the 1970s. Show More Summary
Wei remembers clearly the first time she tried a mango. She was six years old, from Dalian in north-east China, and just as she bit into the fruit her parents told her that it was the deceased leader Chairman Mao. Confused, she spat it out. Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders has attracted many friends in the entertainment industry as he runs for president. But don’t count Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan among them. A Libertarian, Corgan took aim at Sanders in an interview with Info Wars. Show More Summary
In February, 1957, eight years after the founding of Communist China and nine years prior to the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao Zedong made a speech at the eleventh meeting of the Supreme State Conference, entitled “On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among the People,” that defined his political philosophy. Show More Summary
The Enigmatic Producer Opened Up About Working With Kanye, Dilla, And MF Doom During A Recent Chat With Chairman Mao.
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Gary Sands Society, Politics, Asia Xi won't let a hundred flowers bloom. Over 50 years ago, Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, in a speech titled On the Correct Handling of the Contradictions Among the People, encouraged Chinese citizens to speak openly concerning their opinions of his communist government. Show More Summary
When Technocrats Are Pushed Aside Nearly 56 years ago, with the beginning of the second Five-Year Plan, Chairman Mao called for a “Great Leap Forward”. The objective was rapid development of the agricultural and industrial sectors in such a way as to catch quickly with both the Soviet Union and eventually the West. A focus […]
The now closed Mao’s Chinese restaurant in Fitzroy featured images of the chairman, who was a communist tyrant. I don’t recall there being any fuss about this. The name of another Brunswick St restaurant, Rice Queen, is considered homophobic and racist, but the outrage was minuscule and soon forgotten.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.
While growth in the economy slows, Xi Jinping follows in Mao’s footsteps—and some members of the Communist Party aren’t happy
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
The long-forgotten report looks at how to enhance communist discipline and encourage harmony between comrades
This article first appeared on The Conversation. “I am here to do more than eat and shit,” an irate Mao ZeDong shouted during his only meeting with Josef Stalin in Moscow, having been kept waiting for days. This was Stalin’s attemptShow More Summary
Proletarians of all countries unite! On the occasion of the 122nd birthday of Chairman Mao LONG LIVE MAOISM! The international proletariat greets with great happiness and revolutionary joy the new anniversary of the birth of Chairmen Mao Tse Tung. We express our cordial greetings to our class and to the peoples of the world [...]
Topic: Censorship In Hong Kong's densely packed Causeway Bay district, a red sign with a portrait of Chairman Mao looms over the bustling storefronts and shoppers. The sign indicates that there is coffee, books and Internet on offerShow More Summary
A few years ago, Craft & Folk Art Museum had a provocative exhibition of posters and sculptures by Russian artists made during the tumultuous years of Glasnost and Perestroika in the late 80's and early 90's, when Mikhail Gorbachev attempted...Show More Summary
Shaoshan, the birthplace of Chairman Mao, was an undisputable item on the itinerary of my first visit to China back in 1978. After millions of Red Guards visited the idyllic Hunanese village surrounded by paddy fields during the Cultural Revolution, the number of visitors had decreased, indeed falling from three [...]
In the thousands of propaganda posters produced in China between the birth of the People's Republic in 1949 and the early 1980s, the beaming face of Chairman Mao Zedong watches over a surreal utopia.
A giant golden statue of Chairman Mao in China’s Tongxu County that captivated the Internet in recent days appears to have been suddenly torn down. According to the New York Times, demolition teams arrived Thursday and by Friday morning the 120-foot-tall statue of Mao Zedung had been destroyed. China’s People’s Daily, an official newspaper of…