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.
A Chinese film's take on the events surrounding the 1943 Cairo Conference has been unmercifully mocked by web users who've accused the makers of distorting history by seemingly placing Mao Zedong at the historic summit, although he was most definitely not there. [ more › ]
“Warmly hail the formation of the revolutionary committee of Beijing” The Chinese People’s Liberation Army is a great army personally founded by our great leader Chairman Mao and under the direct command of Comrade Lin Piao. Armed with Mao Tse-tung’s thought and truly in the hands of the people, it is a most powerful [...]
After video surfaces showing popular host in China mocking Mao Zedong, Communist Party promises matter to be dealt with "severely"
Outside of China, Mao Zedong's time in power is generally remembered as a period of economic catastrophe, with failed collectivisation policies leading to turmoil and famine. Mao ruled China from 1949 until 1976, when he died. As chief of the Chinese communist party, he ushered in extreme state control of the economy. Show More Summary
Christians in China sometimes paint their crosses red to remind them of the blood shed by the faithful when Chairman Mao Zedong’s shock troops tried to obliterate their faith almost 50 years ago. Now, many of China’s Christians fear...Show More Summary
Celebrity TV host Bi Fujian has been confirmed to have left the Chinese broadcaster CCTV, three months after he was caught on camera bad-mouthing Chairman Mao Zedong at a private dinner, Duowei News reports. He had been suspended from his show since the footage surfaced on the web in April. [ more › ]
Some 1,200 people gathered in Xiangyang, Hubei province this past Sunday to swim across the Han River, a tributary of the Yangtze River, which Mao Zedong had historically crossed 49 years ago. [ more › ]
For their latest installment of the ‘Magnum Opus’ series, Complex speaks with DJ Premier, Big Shug, Jadakiss, Fat Joe, Noah Callahan-Bever, Chairman Mao, Stretch Armstrong and several others about one of the greatest Rap songs of ALL TIME, Gang Starr’s “Mass Appeal”. We spoke to Preemo about the making of Hard To Earn last year, […]
Photo by Phil Knott A$AP Rocky is giving a talk at Madiba Harlem Theater tonight as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival. The lecture, which will be moderated by Chairman Mao, will focus on his ascent in the hip hop community and in the fashion world. Show More Summary
In Chinese, the words "??" (hong qi) means "red flag." It's an enduring symbol of the Chinese communist revolution that led to the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. First established in 1958 to build luxury limos for...Show More Summary
A 42-year-old man was sentenced to 14 months in jail after he defaced the portrait of Chairman Mao overlooking Tiananmen Square by hurling a bottle of ink at it. [ more › ]
A video of a famous Chinese TV personality belting out a drunken rendition of a classic revolutionary song sprinkled with the occasional expletive and snide remark about one Mao Zedong (whom he refers to as a "son of a bitch") has naturally...Show More Summary
"We live in unsettled times," the president sings at the beginning of John Adams' opera "Nixon in China." He has just arrived in Peking (now Beijing) for his 1972 meeting with Chairman Mao, thus opening up relations between the U.S. and China and paving the way for China's global ascent....
The photographer behind some of the most iconic images of Mao Zedong died yesterday in Beijing after a long life filled with snapping countless images of The Great Helmsman without his shirt. [ more › ]
THERE has been a remarkable and swift development of the situation throughout the country since the Ninth National Congress of the Communist Party of China. In response to our great leader Chairman Mao’s great call “Unite to win still greater victories,” the people of all nationalities in the country have rallied even more closely [...]
The Chinese Communist party led by Chairman Mao Tsetung is waging anti-Lin Piao anti-Confucius great struggle. Huge workers-peasants-soldiers and revolutionary intellectuals are taking part in that struggle. The anti-Lin Piao anti Confucius...Show More Summary
“Remember August 18 1966 forever. The revolutionary hearts of the Red Guards shall burn eternally. Commemorating the 2nd anniversary of Chairman Mao’s first review of the Red Guards on August 13, 1968.” by the Editorial Departments of “Hongqi” and “Renmin Ribao” THE historic document drawn up a year ago under the personal guidance of [...]
“Closely follow Chairman Mao’s strategic plans, and set in motion a new upsurge of great revolutionary criticism.” This time I returned to Shanghai for the National Day festival and stayed there for 12 days. During the period, I made some investigations. I convened several investigation meetings and took a look at the basic echelon, [...]
Xi Jinping is found of the kind of socialist jargon more reminiscent of Chairman Mao’s era