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" The scathing feedback and slanders opposed to the 4 are thinly veiledattacks on Mao Tsetung and Mao Tsetung concept. actually, this wasnot a "gang of four," it was once a "gang of 5" simply because those revolutionaries have been heavily allied with Mao and he had positioned his self assurance inthem. And, truly, it wasn't a "gang" at all-it used to be the middle of therevolutionary headquarters in the chinese language Communist Party.Today exhortations for order, hard work self-discipline and every little thing foreconomic improvement have changed Mao's easy line of continuous therevolution and his name to "grasp revolution, advertise production." TheCultural Revolution has, certainly, come to an finish as inscribed by means of thenew rulers of China within the Political file introduced via Hua Kuo-fengat the llth occasion Congress in 1977-but now not for the explanations they wouldhave us think. It has ended as the competition which Mao wasfighting to his final breath has pop out on most sensible, having seized keep watch over of the occasion, military and country organs.How may perhaps whatever like this take place? Is it easily the results of the machinations and targets of some leaders? "

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Chou En-lai, it seems, was responsible for making the arrangements for these visits and the Right was generally accelerating its efforts to open the floodgates to bourgeois culture. In response, Chiang Ching, or those working under her direction, wrote articles analyzing the nature of Western classical music. ) Can such music like untitled sonatas and concertos purporting to be above time and place actually be considered devoid of meaning and without class content? It was explained that this music was bourgeois and must be criticized, though some of the form could be critically assimilated.

That meant getting rid of people-the revolutionaries. e. on the leading bodies. (For a remarkably similar view to Teng's caterwaulings about how the political movements were ruining production the reader is advised to look at the Soviet commentary (see Appendix 5) which puts forward the same analysis as Teng, that is, socialism in China is a failure because the masses are running amuck and must be put back in their place. " This became known as "taking the three directives as the key link" and it was designed to scotch the class struggle, as Mao would later point out.

This Mao's Last Great Battle 27 could only be achieved through continued revolution. Those who refused to recognize this were not genuine communists' ''Three Poisonous Weeds" The Right, it goes without saying, would have none of this' It ran completely counter to Chou's prescription of modernization above all else. Teng, who by now was the functioning Premier, geared for a counter-attack. Pivotal to this was the Right's use of the central goYernment organs which were being stacked with their people.

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