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What Was China’s Cultural Revolution and Why Was It So Violent?

November 28, 2019 at 3:16 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

May 2016 marks 50 years since the start of China’s Cultural Revolution. The decade long shift resulted in an estimated one-and-a-half million deaths, alongside widespread abuse, displacement, public humiliation and torture. At the time, little was understood about the causes and devastating outcomes of the revolution, however newly released archives have shed light on this

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“What Was China’s Cultural Revolution and Why Was It So Violent?”

China’s Great Leap Backward

October 4, 2019 at 7:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

– On October 1st, 1949, Mao Zedong announced the formation of the People’s Republic of China. In his speech he declared victory over nationalists and imperialists, and stated his intention to protect the people’s lives and property, to relieve the people of their sufferings and to struggle for their rights. The goals of Chinese communism,

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“China’s Great Leap Backward”

China’s Socialist God

August 14, 2019 at 2:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

– You were born in China in 1958, the beginning of the great leap forward and you were in China for- – [Li] 26 years. – 26 years. Tell me a little bit about your experience dealing with communism face to face. – Starting with, I was born, my mom told me after 56 days,

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“China’s Socialist God”

Socialism & Starvation

July 31, 2019 at 8:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

It is often held as common knowledge that people in socialist countries suffered from shortages of food and a lack of nutrition; but, is this actually the case? Looking at statistical data regarding food intake in Russia before, during and after socialism suggests a different story entirely. Before socialism, Russian people were taking in on

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“Socialism & Starvation”