Xi Van Fleet - Cultural Marxism - Cultural Revolution

Cultural Revolution Survivor Calls Out Cultural Marxism

27 November 2023

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Xi Van Fleet’s criticisms of Cultural Marxism began in 2021.

Her tragic story shot to prominence after viral video footage catapulted the victim of Communism’s pro-freedom protest around the world.

Angry at the Left’s rebranding of Marxism, Van Fleet went from quiet mum to avid campaigner.

Van Fleet’s message is simple: “I do not want to live under Communism again.”

There are red flags that remind her of the Red Guard, warned Van Fleet.

Cultural Marxism has traits that are identical to those found in Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

For example, Critical Race Theory is Marxism, she adds.

Point for Point

In her new book published by Center Street, Van Fleet goes the extra mile.

Mao’s America: A Survivor’s Warning overlays Mao’s blueprint for bloodshed with the West’s embrace of identity politics, equity (unequal treatment before the law), socialism, and the subjective justification of violence.

The murderous Marxist cult was able to tear China apart during the country’s Cultural Revolution because the government had made itself parent, priest, and God.

Similarly, in 2020, ‘average Americans found themselves’ besieged by pandemic prison rules, put-downs, and protests.

‘The government at every level now, from the school board to federal authorities, demands submission to tyrannical orders that often appear nonsensical and politically charged,’ she writes.

Name-calling was a key tenet of the Maoist maligning of political opponents.

Today in the United States, ‘parents who speak out at school board meetings are being labelled as domestic terrorists.’

Additionally, law enforcement has become the oppressor, and the criminal the oppressed.

‘Hardworking Americans have found themselves to be strangers in their own country,’ determined Van Fleet.

The similarities are chilling.

In Mao’s China, ‘people were turned against other in search of enemies.

‘Friends turned against friends, neighbours turned against neighbours, families, co-workers, and children were taught to denounce their parents.

‘Cancel culture was a tool to purge those who weren’t pure Maoists – everything, including our Chinese heritage was destroyed.’

With 20 million dead, Xi Van Fleet said she is ‘enraged to see’ this same storm coming for her ‘new beloved country.’

This, she reasoned, is why ‘I’ve refused to hide, and instead stick my head out.’

Hence, her fight and her willingness to risk life, livelihood and limb in educating as many as possible.

Maoist Tactics

Speaking again to Critical Race Theory (CRT) – which includes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), cultural safetyism, Environmental Social Governance (ESG), and forced LGBTQ+ sensitivity training – Van Fleet asserted that CRT uses Marxist tactics.

Activists employ the same tools Mao did: ‘division, indoctrination, deception, coercion, cancellation, subversion, and violence.’

They both ‘aim to destroy traditional culture, and replace it with Marxism.’

They both ‘weaponise the youth, using them as a means to an end.’

They both ‘share the same goal of achieving absolute power at the expense of people.’

They both ‘lead to the same sad ending: loss of liberty and totalitarian rule.’

Unpacking Cultural Marxism’s rhyme with Mao’s Cultural Revolution, Van Fleet told Educate Freedom:

Racist is the new “Rightest.”

“Whiteness” is used the same way “Rightest” was used by the Communist Chinese Party.

“This time, it’s not about class; it’s about race. [The Left] are doing exactly what Mao did.

“White people are automatically the oppressor, and black people are the oppressed, but they don’t stop there.

“If you think [live] like a white person, they say you’re a white supremacist.”

The remedy to all of this, Van Fleet infers, is ordinary men and women having the courage to speak truth to falsehood.

“Socialism isn’t about sharing; it’s about state control of everything.”

The “lesson for leftists is this: you are useful idiots. When you’re of no use to Marxists, they’ll do away with you.”

“There’s no quick fix” to Cultural Marxism, she concludes.

To stop the “long [Maoist] march” through Western institutions requires a grassroots revolt.

“We have to be willing to engage in our own long march back towards restoring the United States.”

The Red Guards were mostly children.

Their rampage wasn’t triggered overnight; it was designed, planned, and executed in order to solidify the power of the state.

“We need to take back the education system.”

“The most important thing to do is save our youth” from the indoctrination of activists posing as educators.

To educate Americans, it’s important to understand what we’re dealing with: “Wokeness is Communism.”


Photo: Xi Van Fleet/Facebook via The New York Post

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  1. Countess Antonia Maria Violetta Scrivanich 27 November 2023 at 9:50 am - Reply

    I have been foreseeing the ruin of Australia for years , but, no one has been listening. Like this brave lady ,my family and I came to Australia as refugees from Communism. I am alienated from my children who want nothing to do with me a “White , Right Wing Crank ” because they were infected in the Catholic schools with Wokeness,” Social Justice “, “theft of unceded land ” from Aborigines, etc. I have seen this indoctrination starting as far back as 1985 (probably earlier ) while Right Wing politicians have been asleep and the Liberal Party white-anted by some past and present MPs who passively support Marxist philosophy eg censorship, attacks on Christianity, etc. A YOUTH REVOLUTION like Mao’s China is upon us with Australia flooded with over 600, 000 probably enemy migrants (see the pro-Palestinian marches, blockade of Newcastle port, of Pine Gap ) –even toddlers in the marches ! We are going to end up with NO economy, private property confiscated from the elderly who will be euthanised (?) , the rest living with blackouts and candles, etc. China , Russia, Iran, Hamas (read ISIS as the flags are the same just coloured green instead of black !) are laughing at us and still idiot Australians are spaced out with drugs living in cuckoo-land ! I am going to buy her book.

  2. Warwick Marsh 29 November 2023 at 9:45 am - Reply

    really great article!!!!

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