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Editor's note: Guest blogger Jiang Qing has been called the last hardliner in the Chinese Communist Party. According to her resume, she's the director in chief of Public Security Bureau Detention Centers, the system of prisons used to detain Chinese dissidents. She's also chair of the Hospitality Committee for the Beijing Summer Olympics. We publish her post in the spirit of open discussion and debate.
The wealthy through foundations and nonprofits manage social change via inputs, outputs, outcomes and petty rules and management hierarchies that denature a potentially revolutionary social movement of the disenfranchised into a well managed and non-threatening project to assist the disadvantaged upon their release from the State Pen. …
Could it be that philanthropy is ... the expression of a managerial tradition, of a capitalist, and technocratic, rather than moral tradition? I could give you 1,000 links to 100 philanthropy or giving blogs that would make this obvious to the point of tedium and despair. All technocrats, all managerial wannabes. Hot for their MBA, talking among themselves about how to be better social investors, more venturesome, more businesslike, more capable as a manager, more accountable to capital, and so gain an upward career path, with the full approval of Board, investors, wealthy donors.
Mr. Phil understands that where the broom does not reach, the dust will not vanish of itself. Domestic foundation executives will never take their defeat, they cannot be reconciled, they will fight to the last ditch! After peace and order are established throughout the country they will still engage in sabotage activities and create disturbances in a variety of ways. In no case should we relax our vigilance.
Although Mr. Phil is himself a capitalist lackey Morals Tutor to America's Wealthiest Families, I have spoken with comrades and obtained for him role as People’s Internet Use Monitor in post-revolutionary America:
In solidarity with the housekeepers who clean Mr. Phil's office, ¡Viva la revolución!
Editor's note: To create the revolutionary slogans, excerpts from Quotations From Chairman Mao Tsetung (a.k.a. Mao's Little Red Book) were translated from English into Chinese and then back again using the beta version of Google Translate. The photograph is of an actual Cuban Internet monitor (source: New York Times).