"LIKE THE RED GUARDS IN CHINA, NEO-MARXIST MOVEMENTS IN THE WEST ARE SEEKING TO DESTROY OUR HISTORICAL HERITAGE..."
THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION AND NEO-MARXIST YOUTH MOVEMENTS TODAY
PUBLISHED: 6th April, 2018 | By Richard Heathen
On Saturday March 24th protests, titled ‘March For Our Lives’, raged across the United States and Western nations such as Canada and the UK, against the American Second Amendment, the right to bear arms. This was in response to a number of school shootings, particularly one on February 14th in Parksville Florida. Since then a number of students were groomed, moulded and sold to the public as mouthpieces for a burgeoning youth movement demanding gun control by treasonous globalist/neo-Marxist media platforms such as CNN.
Media organizations like CNN are trotting out their young poster children David Hogg and Emma Gonzales as the leaders of a new astroturf neo-Marxist youth movement, the goal of which is to disarm the American public, one of the last nations in the West with a population that has a legal right to bear arms. While I doubt there’s a true consensus among youth in the United States regarding gun policy, Hogg and his backers are attempting to create a youth movement centred around civic disarmament, which is or will be just another group of agitators used to further the neo-Marxist agenda, evidenced in his use of Alinsky’s Rules For Radicals specifically Rule 13:
“Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.“ Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy”
Hogg has targeted gun rights advocates particularly the NRA stating:
“They are pathetic fuckers that want to keep killing our children, they could have the blood from children splattered all over their faces, and they wouldn’t take action, because they’ll still see those dollar signs”
That’s hamming it up a little hard even by the standards of todays left, but it’s a perfect example of demonizing the opposition. He organized a boycott of conservative pundit Laura Ingraham because she made a tweet mocking him for whining about not being accepted in to a number of universities, (Hogg implied it was because of his political activism, as if somehow leftwing political activism isn’t common and accepted on university campuses). Soon after crying fowl, advertisers that sponsored her Fox News show began to pull their ads including; Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, Hulu, Jos. A. Bank, Jenny Craig, Ruby Tuesday and Miracle-Ear. Predictably, Ingraham issued an apology, which is always a mistake, never apologize when confronted with an angry mob of leftists. Ingrahams apology of course did nothing to stop the hemorrhaging of advertisers from her program, it only gave her opponents the moral high ground. Predictably, David Hogg threw her apology back in her face calling it an insincere “effort just to save your advertisers”.
This burgeoning neo-Marxist youth movement has parallel’s to other communist youth movements, with it’s hostility towards elders and historical/legal traditions, particularly in communist China. The Red Guard in China was a youth movement formed in 1966 which was legitimized and promoted by Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong. Mao himself intentionally set the stage for youthful unrest suggesting that young people needn’t listen to their teachers and professors long “boring” lectures and that it would be more worthwhile for them to sleep in class. Mao also made vague indirect statements, suggesting that the Communist Party and other institutions had been infiltrated by capitalists and reactionaries.
The Great Leap Forward was Chairman Mao Zedong’s ambitious program for communist collectivization of agriculture and factories. Mao’s goal was an accelerated industrialization of China, which sought to catch up to industrial powerhouses like the UK and the US in 5 years, which ended in the deaths of some 45 million Chinese. After the horrors and abject failure of the Great Leap Forward Mao lost his stranglehold over the Communist Party and ended up sharing much of his power with other high ranking officials within the Party. After much of the damage done to the Chinese economy inflicted during the Great Leap Forward had been repaired, Mao was ready to take back full control of the Party as the Chairman felt his colleagues were attempting to undermined his authority. In the summer of 1966 students in Beijing began a poster campaign accusing university administration of being part of the bourgeoisie. Mao saw this as his chance to organize a campaign to take back power and had the contents of the posters read on the radio. On August 1st he wrote a letter endorsing the first Red Guards:
“I have received both the big-character posters which you sent on 28 July as well as the letter which you sent to me, asking for an answer. The two big-character posters which you wrote on 24 June and 4 July express your anger at, and denunciation of, all landlords, bourgeois, imperialists, revisionists, and their running dogs who exploit and oppress the workers, peasants, revolutionary intellectuals and revolutionary parties and groupings. You say it is right to rebel against reactionaries; I enthusiastically support you. I also give enthusiastic support to the big-character poster of the Red Flag Combat Group of Peking University Middle School which said that it is right to rebel against the reactionaries; and to the very good revolutionary speech given by comrade P’eng Hsiao-meng representing their Red Flag Combat Group at the big meeting attended by all the teachers, students, administration and workers of Peking University on 25 July. Here I want to say that I myself as well as my revolutionary comrades-in-arms all take the same attitude. No matter where they are, in Peking or anywhere in China, I will give enthusiastic support to all who take an attitude similar to yours in the Cultural Revolution movement. ”
After this endorsement, chapters of the Red Guards sprang up all over China. Mao charged the Red Guards with the task of routing out hidden enemies to the revolution, undercover capitalists, reactionaries etc. Red Guards would humiliate their teachers for being capitalist enemies of the revolution, parade them out, shave their heads and beat them, sometimes to death. On August 5th 1966 the Red Guards tortured the vice-principle of the Girls Middle School attached to Beijing Teachers University, Bian Zhongyun, to death. She died after hours of torture. If one had the wrong class background, one could be subjected to daily humiliations, beatings, or sent to a work camp.
Under the direction of Mao, the Red Guards went to work eliminating the Four Olds, traditional ideas, customs, culture, and habits of mind, although they were never clearly defined. The Red Guards used this mandate to destroy the cultural heritage of China. According to Roger Schwendeman a specialist in Chinese antiques:
“While numbers have never been completely tallied or estimated, massive incalculable damage was sustained to all of China’s antiquities and cultural heritage. Antiques were destroyed and/or confiscated (and in some cases simply stolen) by the Red Guards who searched and ransacked homes of those considered to be bourgeois. Chinese literature, scrolls and other classics were burned, paintings torn apart, murals defaced and priceless antiquities shattered to pieces. Even families’ long-kept genealogy books and ancestor paintings were confiscated or worse, burned to ashes. Tangible history in large batches was lost forever.
“Nothing was safe. In addition to attacking and destroying private property, the red guards went after (and often succeeded) public property as well. Libraries were ransacked, monuments destroyed or severely damaged and religious sites and tombs of historical figures were desecrated. In Beijing, Red Guards stored the Ming Dynasty tomb of Wan Li and destroyed not only priceless artifacts but the emperor and empress’s remains were then publicly denounced and burned. According to the book “Mao’s Last Revolution” by the end of the cultural revolution, 4922 of the 6843 sites in Beijing officially designated as of “historical interest” had been destroyed. The forbidden city only barely managed to escape this mass chaos,”
Like the Red Guards in China, neo-Marxist movements in the West are seeking to destroy our historical heritage. Besides the child pawns of the establishment being used to subvert what’s left of the traditional legal and constitutional heritage of the United States, there’s been a strong, concerted push from neo-Marxist movements to annihilate the Cultural heritage of Western Civilization. From Black Lives Matter tearing down confederate monuments in the United States, and the removal of monuments of historical figures in Canada by racially charged neo-Marxist agitators, to historical figures being “blackwashed” in cinema and film in the UK. Historical figures who were ethnically European have been cast as racial minorities in order to fulfill the racial fetishes of the neo-Marxist agitators making these productions. In Sweden historical artifacts are literally being turned into scrap metal by the non-European neo-Marxist Alice Bah Kuhnke who is now Sweden’s Minister of Culture.
Why did this rejection of tradition, and hostility for older generations happen in both communist China, and the modern West under neo-Marxism? One thing common to both communist China under Mao and the neo-Marxist West is the collapse of the family unit. Mao collectivized all farmland, and local cadre’s forcibly tore families apart and sent children to collective childcare facilities. The childcare facilities were dilapidated, children were often neglected or abused by strangers while their parents were forced to work on communal farms. According to the book Mao’s Great Famine written by Frank Dikotter:
“Communal nurseries and kindergartens were set up everywhere in the summer of 1958 allowing women to step out their homes and join the Great Leap Forward. Problems appeared right away, as children were separated from their parents all day long, in some cases for weeks on end. In the countryside retired women and unmarried girls were given crash courses in childcare but they were quickly overwhelmed by the number of toddlers that parents were required to hand over to the state. And as labour shortages became acute in the rush towards industrialization, even they were forced to work, in the fields and factories. leaving the children in minimal care. The buildings of childcare centres were often ramshackle, in some cases not having any fixed premises at all, but making do with a mud hut or an abandoned shed, and allowing the children to run wild.”
This situation tore the family unit apart. Mao viewed the family as an archaic and backwards institution that kept the peasant class oppressed and retarded social progress, and thus did everything he could to tear it down.
In the West today, the family unit has been torn apart by the institutionalization of radical leftwing ideologies such as radical feminism which teaches women that they are oppressed by their fathers, sons and husbands. Divorce and single parent households has risen steadily in the 20th century. Being the product of a single parent household, particularly a single mother, is the single worst predictor of life outcomes for children, increasing the rates of drug use, criminal activity, as well as depression and other mental health issues. While it needs to be stated that the predicament of the Chinese children of communism was more sever than that of today’s youth raised in the malaise of neo-Marxism, it’s still follows the same principle.
While the Chinese youth were abused, neglected and malnourished, today’s youth in the West are subject to a spiritually empty existence, where they are pumped full of drugs, both pharmaceutical, and recreational. They are told they are inherently evil, because of the supposed sins of their forefathers, they are sold on early and frequent sexual partners which is linked to mental health issues including depression. While the circumstances are different the symptoms are the same, angry, depressed and rudderless youth who are understandably unhappy and unfulfilled with the status quo, looking for purpose. This makes them the perfect targets for opportunistic psychopaths who want to use them as pawns to rebuild society in their own image. The difference today is that instead of being the pawn of one power mad psychopath, such as Mao Zedong, today’s youth are the pawns of an entire network of ideologues that have built a well funded organizational structure known as the Cathedral and have worked for several generations to spread their agenda.
This is the first part of a series looking at the Cultural Revolution in China, and neo-Marxist youth movements today. In the next part of this series we will take a closer look at the rise of the Cultural Revolution, and the chaos that ensued.
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