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Maoism at the Grassroots: An Interview with Jeremy Brown and Matthew Johnson

The cover of Maoism at the Grassroots: Everyday Life in China’s Era of High Socialism, published in 2015 by Harvard University Press, is a revolutionary departure from standard depictions of the Chinese Communist revolution. 1,363 more words




To my generation, the Cultural Revolution is the name that older generations always talk about at the dining table but we can never truly understand what it is. 1,546 more words


Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien (2016) – A Man Booker Shortlist Review

“We were not unalike, my father and I; we wanted to keep a record.  We imagined that there were truths waiting for us- about ourselves and those we loved, about the times we lived in- within our reach, if only we had the eyes to see them.” 381 more words

The Transformation of the West German Red Guards in the Late 1960s

Written by Mascha Jacoby.

Only months before many of their Chinese models began to be sent to the countryside “to be re-educated by the peasants” 2,149 more words


Revolution Starts Within

There is an aura of revolution in the air of American culture as we approach a heated presidential election. Neither candidate has exhibited a record of trustworthiness to say the least. 244 more words

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