Daily Archives: January 31, 2018

the most important word of the 20th century

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Watched a clip from a Chinese news segment today. An anchorwoman talked about an election where “Comrade Xi Jinping” had got all the votes. Interesting, especially when you consider that most inhabitants of China have never actually seen a voting ballot. And yet “democracy” is one of the explicitly stated “Core Values of Socialism” that […]