Propagandart

I’ll never understand artists who suck up to Communists. [Pianist] Lang [Liang] played a Chinese household song called “My Motherland” at the function to welcome President Hu Jintao. It was the theme music of a 1956 movie named Shangganling Battle, which depicted the fighting of Chinese troops against US troops during the Korean War (1950-53). […]

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Taggers against Che

About damn time: In 1960, just a year after coming to power, Guevara’s glorious revolution established forced labor camps (actual gulags, not the fake one of Amnesty International’s imagination) for any and all assortment of undesirables. This camp was the precursor to the eventual systematic confinement, starting in 1965 in the province of Camagüey, of […]

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