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Mao Zedong, Freedom of Speech and Re-education

“Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.”

-Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong was Chairman of Chinese Communist Party. China always had single party system, so chairman of party was as good as supreme ruler. 451 more words

Whence Maoism? (Part 3: Marxism, Leninism... Maoism?)

In this, the final part of my initial public meditation on “Maoism”, I wish to discuss “Marxism-Leninism-Maoism”. It will be noted that throughout the “Whence Maoism?” pieces thusfar, I have placed “Maoism” and “Maoist” in quotation marks. 2,079 more words

Dialectics

The Struggle for Chinese Culture

First, I’d like to apologize for the lengthy gap between this post and the previous one. It’s been a busy holiday season, but I’m excited to return to discussing history! 926 more words

History