Many of us are old enough to remember the photographs of the “Chinese masses” all dressed alike, in the style of Chairman Mao. Those days are gone. China is rapidly on its way to becoming a modern consumer society. That’s good news for a multitude of reasons. Consider this line from a [...]
How is today’s China different from Mao's communist vision?
Despite continued reverence from some in the mainland, Chairman Mao isn't remembered quite as fondly by most people outside of the PRC. [ more › ]
Chairman Mao would have approved with his trademark perspective: “Look the world is being turned upside down.” Today’s Chinese rulers facing the confusion and uncertainty that has followed the Brexit decision would not take quite such...Show More Summary
Bonhams led the Post-War and Contemporary Art season with its sale at New Bond Street on 29 June. A spectacular Andy Warhol painting of Chairman Mao, said to be the finest version of the subject he ever executed, estimated at £580,000-780,000, sold for £1,070,500. Show More Summary
Bonhams leads 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 2016. In addition to Andy Warhol?s Mao (est £580,000-780,000)...Show More Summary
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Let’s be honest. It’s not like she’s a looker to begin with, and we suppose the line of Chairman Mao outfits don’t come cheap. Hillary Clinton’s New York primary victory speech in April focused on topics including income inequality, job … Continued
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.
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
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