People are naturally optimistic and need optimism to live life, to wake up each morning, to have children, to do anything. Human beings need to believe that a better tomorrow is possible.

We must wrestle optimism from the stinking hands of the neo-liberals who say “the few small issues with…


Today, lmfao, is #holodomorrememberanceday.

The “holodomor”, or the “intentional mass murder through starvation” perpetrated by the Soviets under Stalin in which 60 million Ukrainians supposedly perished, is one of the foundational lies in the fortress of anti-communism. …


Those who have been following me know that I don’t do “trigger warnings” or “content warnings”. But an exception must be made here.

The first person accounts transcribed in the first section are extremely violent and disturbing. But it is important to make these nightmares-inducing horrors known, because they rarely…


Mao Zedong lead the emancipation of China from her many slavers. Between 1950 and 1970, under his leadership, average life expectancy doubled from 35 to 70 years, illiteracy was eliminated, the rights of women and minorities were enshrined in law, and crucial groundwork for China’s recent advancements were laid. His…


IN BRIEF

The Mujahideen fighters and Al Qaeda were creations of the USA, fundamentalist right-wing jihadists funded by the CIA since the late 70s to 1. destroy the socialist Afghan government, 2. set a trap for the USSR which could not abide by a fundamentalist theocracy on its borders, 3. destabilise the…


People in the West who read fear-mongering mainstream media reports on this subject have not much access to actual information. This is a small compendium to share some basic knowledge and understanding.

The social harmony system of China is built mainly for businesses, a bit like the rating systems on…


Last week elections saw AfD gain major ground, again, to become the 2nd largest party in many parts of Germany, mostly in the former East, which has always been marginalised, and has recent historically been cannibalised by the West. …


Democracy

For 150 years of colonial rule, during which Chinese people were third class citizens and protests were violently suppressed, all of HongKong’s politicians and officials were appointed by London. It was only once British control was coming to an end that the colonial administration reluctantly, and cynically, introduced some limited…


Anti-capitalism is not dangerous to bourgeois kleptocracy, while pro-socialism is its greatest threat.

Not only can all criticism of capitalism, no matter how sharp, be absorbed by the system and neutered without much trouble, but the existence of anti-capitalist commodities in the “market of ideas” reinforces the central fixture of…


Revolution is not speaking truth to power. It is not about being right or feeling righteous. It is not heroic defiance. It is not about purity and virtue, or being pure and appearing virtuous.

Revolution is not about working out personal problems. It is not the expression of emotions, and…

He Zhao

Radical Politics, Radical Design, Radical Rhythm, Radical Optimism. goodsforthepeople.com

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