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260. Fanghua / Youth

芳华 Fanghua

(English title: Youth; Bloom of Youth)

Director: Feng Xiaogang

Starring: Huang Xuan, Zhong Chuxi

2017, 135min

The film chronicles the lives of a group of idealistic adolescents in a military art troupe in the People’s Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution. 132 more words


Realted: Marxism: Last Refuge of the Bourgeoisie? (.pdf) (331 pages)

Source: Marxists Internet Archive

Paul Mattick. 1934

The Permanent Crisis –
Henryk Grossman’s Interpretation of…

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Marxist Theory

Book Review: The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)

The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Brutal, unyielding, and flummoxing in its violent telling, The Garlic Ballads may have been more aptly titled, The Garlic Laments. 469 more words


Confirmation Bias

The saying goes that hindsight is always twenty-twenty, but is it really?  Are things more obvious when viewed from the experience of hindsight, or are we merely confirming what we already see as truth?  571 more words