Tag Archives: Mao Zedong

Mao’s “cultural revolution.”

A great leap in the wrong direction.

Sentimental orientalism > capitalist ethnocentrism.

“Crazy Rich Asians” is so reactionary, it makes “The Joy Luck Club” read like Mao. 

Democratic contradictions.

Mao got this right: the contradiction between democracy and dictatorship is non-antagonistic. Mao got this wrong: the contradiction between democracy and centralism is antagonistic.