The Unz Review • An Alternative Media Selection$
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
 Full ArchivesKevin Barrett Podcasts
Matthew Ehret on "Clash of Two Americas" and "How China’s Gorbachev Was Flushed in 1989"
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>

Bookmark Toggle AllToCAdd to LibraryRemove from Library • B
Show CommentNext New CommentNext New ReplyRead More
ReplyAgree/Disagree/Etc. More... This Commenter This Thread Hide Thread Display All Comments
AgreeDisagreeThanksLOLTroll
These buttons register your public Agreement, Disagreement, Thanks, LOL, or Troll with the selected comment. They are ONLY available to recent, frequent commenters who have saved their Name+Email using the 'Remember My Information' checkbox, and may also ONLY be used three times during any eight hour period.
Ignore Commenter Follow Commenter
Search Text Case Sensitive  Exact Words  Include Comments
List of Bookmarks


The prolific Matthew Ehret has just published a book, The Clash of Two Americas v.1 (with Cynthia Chung), and a lengthy article, “How China’s Gorbachev Was Flushed in 1989.” Check out all of Matt’s books HERE.

In the book, Ehret identifies his two Americans with two long-standing schools of thought: “The idea of a society founded upon the cultivation of the love of higher pleasures of the spirit rather than the feeding of the lower pleasures of the fleshly passions…” Ehret and Chung see the same philosophical clash playing out in the Revolutionary and Civil War eras and leading up to the populist vs. international banker clashes of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

How China’s Gorbachev Was Flushed in 1989” recounts the cautionary tale of Soros’s man in Peking, Zhao Ziyang, who cozied up to Malthusians and transhumanists but was definitively defeated after the failed color revolution at Tiananmen Square.

(Republished from Truth Jihad by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: History • Tags: China, Conspiracy Theories, Tiananmen massacre 
Hide 5 CommentsLeave a Comment
Commenters to Ignore...to FollowEndorsed Only
Trim Comments?
    []
  1. MLK was a lowlife punk, and he supported the Zionist genocide of Palestinians because Jews controlled him.

    Benjamin Franklin was an imperialist and also a traitor. He courted the French Empire to fight the Motherland of Britain.

  2. HenryB says:

    Barrett’s guests continue to present as stupid/deceitful/insane.

  3. R2b says:

    No no no.
    This is interesting.
    Just listen, dont mind the two previous
    Good comment on Khadaffi, and the the ”Great man made water project”.

    • Replies: @Ginko
  4. Ginko says:
    @R2b

    I generally find Mr. Ehret interesting, and the basic premise jives with William Enghdahl’s analysis of Tiananmen square(“Manifest Destiny”). I think he sometimes strains credulity though by trying to make absolute heroes or absolute villains out of historic figures(“Good” Lincoln, “Bad” Andrew Jackson, etc.) I tend to prefer Michael Hudson or F. William Engdahl’s articles and books, but It’s not like I don’t get anything out of Mr. Ehret’s work

  5. Al Kayder says:

    My fed sense goes off when I hear Ehret.

Current Commenter
says:

Leave a Reply - Comments on articles more than two weeks old will be judged much more strictly on quality and tone


 Remember My InformationWhy?
 Email Replies to my Comment
$
Submitted comments have been licensed to The Unz Review and may be republished elsewhere at the sole discretion of the latter
Commenting Disabled While in Translation Mode
Subscribe to This Comment Thread via RSS Subscribe to All Kevin Barrett Comments via RSS