When I got a little older I witnessed a lot of prosecution of my parent’s generation. It was all political, not legal. Chairman Mao incited the students – the mass – to prosecute the entire bureaucracy. If you were anywhere in an authority position, you’d be prosecuted. My mom, grandma, was a grade school teacher.… Continue reading Prosecution & Propaganda
Before I was 15 years old, there was no college so there was no point studying, you know what I mean? So I did my homework, whatever school required. I would do it but that was it. In English class, we were just learning political slogans: “Give up your gun!” “Surrender to us!” “Long live Chairman… Continue reading Down with the United States!
Students organized the Red Guards. They swamped the military bases and then took the guns and ammunition because during the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao gave students the power to destroy the entire bureaucracy, including some local military bases. And then the soldiers were ordered not to stop the students. I was so jealous of those… Continue reading The Red Guards