Tag Archives: Mao Zedong

Escape from Camp 14

Escape from Camp 14 is the story of Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person born in a North Korean slave labor camp to escape, doing so at the age of 23 in 2005. Shin’s life is testament to the putrid essence of that militarized, state-capitalist totalitarian society. Continue reading

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Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers

Lead article in the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Widening labor and peasant revolts threaten Chinese rulers by Bob McGuire Open rebellion in the village of Wukan in December revealed the forced land seizures that have underpinned … Continue reading

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World in View: China clamps down

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: World in View: China clamps down State security forces in China have widened their crackdown on public dissent begun Feb. 17 after online calls for a “jasmine revolution” in China … Continue reading

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