You didn't use Western sources? Really? Let's see about that. In this video, Vaush cited the WSJ: (1/9) Image
The Jamestown Foundation, "a Washington, D.C.-based conservative defense policy think tank.[2] Founded in 1984 as a platform to support Soviet defectors" (2/9) Image
Business Insider, "an American financial and business news website founded in 2007. Since 2015, a majority stake in Business Insider's parent company Insider Inc. has been owned by the German publishing house Axel Springer." (3/9) Image
Vice (4/9): Image
Human Rights Watch, the US based org with a revolving door to the US gov (5/9)… Image
Buzzfeed, which published articles on China sourced entirely from an Open Technology Fund sponsored project. OTF is literally a US government propaganda cut-out, that also sponsored the Hong Kong riots (6/9): Image
The New York Times, infamous for copy-and-pasting US government "WMD" lies used to justify to the Iraq war (7/9) Image
Radio Free Asia, a *literal* US government propaganda organization (8/9): Image
And extensive use of Wikipedia, whose founder is openly anti-communist by the way (9/9). That's just what I could find from 10 minutes of scanning the video so I'm sure I missed some gems.

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28 Jul 20
I'm truly terrified by how sophisticated, hegemonic and effective anti-China propaganda has become. The English speaking world has been so relentlessly blanketed in the two "Big Lies" about China (HK/Xinjiang) and many small lies, that they've created an alternate reality.
Trying to have a conversation with someone who only gets their information about China from the NYT or Reddit is borderline impossible. This is how the propaganda works: it becomes self-perpetuating and self-reinforcing.
First, you establish the baseline lie: "China is oppressing Xinjiang" Then, anything that has to do with Xinjiang becomes toxic because "that's where China is oppressing people" so we end up with the mask story: "your masks are made by oppressed people in XJ"
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25 May 20
Cheng Enfu, leading Marxist intellectual in China from CASS, wrote an article in 2012 that lays out competing political currents in China and the dominant current in the CPC that he calls "Innovative Marxism":…
Key points on his definition of Innovative Marxism:

- Insists on the guiding position of Marxism in China
- Adheres to the leadership of the political party of the working class in China
- Insists on the dominant position of public ownership of the means of production in China
"Innovative Marxism believes that China must adhere to the socialist nature and principle, aiming at emancipating and developing productive forces, while eliminating exploitation and polarization so as to achieve common prosperity, and ultimately realizing communism (...)
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25 Apr 20
Is China trying to build hegemony? Is it imperialist? No, and any comparison to US hegemony or imperialism requires an immense amount of mental gymnastics especially when China-Global South relations are so strong and views of China are so positive. Additionally,
When we look at the structure of US imperialism we have to understand its basis in a few things:
-The concentration of private financial capitalism overseeing private monopolies (China has neither)
-Settler colonialism (not China)
-Fascist white supremacy (not China)
The fake left, boosted by the CIA and adjacent media, have worked tirelessly for decades to try to paint China as the mirror image of the US: "It's just capitalism", they're "Han supremacist" or "they're colonizing Africa" etc. All of this is baseless projection.
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17 Apr 20
The US is waging a hybrid war against China to contain, balkanize and economically sabotage it. US imperialism will not allow a socialist country to overtake it. This war is escalating and we need to understand it. Here's my analysis:
"Much like how the early Communist Party of China escaped encirclement by the KMT via the Long March, China is today faced with the prospect of a “New Long March” against US imperialism.
Not only is China attempting to build the necessary material base for socialism, but to make it strong enough to withstanding the competing pressures of existing capitalist rivals.
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23 Mar 20
They are going to normalize the virus and make us all risk our lives to keep capitalism moving and that surplus value flowing.

The narrative is already being prepared, be ready for this:
"Old people and at-risk people stay home, the rest go back to work."

Theyre not going to let capitalism grind to a halt, and are starting to realize relief packages could undo decades of class warfare.

The capitalist class panic is setting in and they are gonna normalize it.
I knew as soon as I read what was being considered in the relief packages- this will not be allowed to last. Suspension of evictions, cash payments, paid leave... These were all withheld as class warfare tools. No way they're going to let that cat out of the bag so easily.
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27 Jan 20
China is also funding life-saving desalinization plants in Gaza to overcome Israeli blockade, and there's no way Israel would tolerate this if China didn't have relations with Israel. China also routinely votes against Israel in the UN on issues of Palestinian rights.
Here's a November statement from PRC Ambassador Zhang Jun clearly stating China's support of Palestine's right to independent statehood, condemning Israeli settlements/house demolitions, and reaffirming China's economic and political cooperation with Palestine. Image
"Two water desalination plants funded by the Chinese gov't opened this month in a poor Palestinian village in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, allowing the villagers instant access to free clean water." -January, 2020 Image
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