Daily Archives: 13 March, 2008

Karl Marx Bashes the Chinese Communist Party

Listen carefully to the opening paragraphs of Karl Marx’s “Communist Manifesto”.    It sounds like his main target of criticism is today’s Chinese Communist Party.    As you listen, just substitute the term “Chinese Communist Party” every time you hear the word “Bourgeois”.    … Continue reading

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“Strange Fruit”, Eugenics and the China Connection

Billie Holiday’s song, “Strange Fruit” is not for the faint of heart. It’s about the lynching of Black Americans, hanging from trees: The final verse, “Here is a strange and bitter crop,” ought to echo in your minds whenever – … Continue reading

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