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Chairman Mao Tse-tung and his family

Mao reconsidered

“The simple facts of Mao’s career seem incredible.… Indeed Mao’s achievement is almost beyond our comprehension.” – John King Fairbank, The United States and China.

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Prashad-Noward

Writing while socialist

With each workshop the broad outlines of socialist writing become clear to me. I am now able to better distinguish between capitalist writing—which typically emerges from the liberal, mainstream media and is intended to produce commodities—and socialist writing—which is intended to produce a confident community of struggle.

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Frostbite experiment on prisoner

A lost document from the Cold War

This article covers the first substantive Internet posting and analysis of a unique Cold War document, the “Report of the International Scientific Commission for the Investigation of the Facts Concerning Bacterial Warfare in Korea and China.”

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Cyber Attack. Alex Skopje.

U.S. wages cyberwar abroad under cover of ‘activism’

Like many other episodes of extraterritorial political interference up to and including military intervention, America’s meddling in Thailand is done on behalf of corporate interests seeking to expand their respective and collective hegemony both regionally in Asia vís-a-vís Beijing, and globally.

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Kim Jong-un vs. President Donald Trump.

U.S.-N. Korean conflict: impotent fury?

The Trump presidency in its first two hundred days has rattled U.S. imperialist strategists, going from one blunder to another. Trump’s bluster of “fire and fury” against North Korea has further complicated this dangerously spiraling conflict.

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Flashback Of 1997 & Today's Financial Crisis – Here's Why You Should Be Scared

Twenty years after the Asian financial crisis

The hegemony of international finance capital, which led to economies “opening” themselves up to the vortex of global financial flows, demolished both Nehruvian dirigisme and East Asian neo-mercantilism. And the same hegemony has now brought the world capitalist economy to a crisis from which it is in no position to recover.

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