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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Chinese Social Media Notices US Cultural Revolution

The joke below is making the rounds on Chinese social media.

See Struggles at Yale and Baizuo = Libtard.

Also circulating on Chinese social media: A Report on the Cultural Revolution in the United States.

Yes, an entire country can go crazy for a decade...
Cultural Revolution (Wikipedia): The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement that took place in China from 1966 until 1976. Set into motion by Mao Zedong, then Chairman of the Communist Party of China, its stated goal was to preserve 'true' Communist ideology in the country by purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements from Chinese society, and to re-impose Maoist thought as the dominant ideology within the Party. ...

The movement paralyzed China politically and negatively affected the country's economy and society to a significant degree. ...

Libraries full of historical and foreign texts were destroyed; books were burned. Temples, churches, mosques, monasteries, and cemeteries were closed down ...

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