Culture wars and the UYGHURS

Years ago, communist party historian VG Kiernan wrote a pathbreaking book, the ‘Lords of humankind’ in which he mapped the culture wars of imperialism, with crude attempts to capture high moral ground, as a prelude to wars of greed and land capture. A thesis worth remembering when trying to make sense of the current propaganda war against People’s China, in which Muslim believers are reported to be forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, with women forcibly sterilised. The current press campaign against China, follows a path of cultural racism and imperialism.  Read this communist party briefing.