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Reading big character posters in Guizhou in 1966

Li Jingquan was Party Secretary of Sichuan and the Southwest Regional Commission.



Book Review: The Cultural Revolution by Frank Dikötter.

Hardcover: 432 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (5 May 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1408856492


Red, yellow and Grey. Those are the colours that shine out from the cover of The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History by Frank Dikötter. 1,769 more words


Awesome Shout-Out from Virtual Pulp

Author Henry Brown (aka “Machine Trooper,” aka “The Two-Fisted Blogger”) has been fighting the good fight for years. His website, Virtual Pulp, is a must-visit for fans of manly manosphere men’s adventure and associated cultural phenomena. 187 more words


Book Giveaway.

THIS PROMOTION IS NOW ENDED. If you would like to buy the book, check out my review where you will find a link.


Bloomsbury has given me the opportunity to give away two copies of this great new book to lucky readers. 17 more words


A Theory of the Socialist State

Is there a theory of the socialist state? We can draw together a theory from a careful study of the experiences and statements of the Soviet Union and China, the two places where a socialist state has begun to emerge. 1,302 more words


An Obstacle is a Challenge


Obstacles are built to go round or over. If you think  an obstacle is a deterrent or a barrier, then it has defeated you, already. 1,063 more words


Skin care ad reveals pressure on Chinese "leftover" women to marry

Unmarried Chinese women gain a nasty moniker after their mid-20s: “Leftover Women.” The term is common heard, but the women’s voices are not.

A new ad by SK-II, a Japan-based cosmetics brand owned by Procter & Gamble, shines a light on the stress and guilt from society and parents that unmarried women feel. 251 more words