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Beijing schools Hong Kong in Communism
Global Post ^ | 8/16/12 | Benjamin Carlson

Posted on 08/17/2012 5:13:11 PM PDT by Nachum

Hong Kong - In a city that prides itself on being the most free-thinking outpost of China, a new, pro-Beijing education policy has people worried that their identity is coming under threat. Last month, nearly 90,000 teachers, parents, and students flooded the streets to oppose a policy that will require all public-school students to take classes that promote “building national harmony” with mainland China. (Snip) The government also sent more than 400 students this summer to visit the birthplace of Mao Zedong, where they received brochures extolling Mao’s “glorious life” as one who “sought the truth to save the country

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beijing; communism; kong; schools

1 posted on 08/17/2012 5:13:18 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Paging Tom Freidman. You just won the dumbass award for wanting us to be more like China.


2 posted on 08/17/2012 5:36:07 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: Nachum

Communism and its various sub-categories like socialism and fascism, are responsible for over 100 million deaths in the last century and untold suffering by even more. The system is evil and like Islam, would consume and destroy all human life if given the chance.


3 posted on 08/17/2012 7:00:39 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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