Saturday, September 23, 2017

“Women Hold Up Half The Sky,” it is said.



What does “Women hold up half the sky” mean? And where does this saying come from?

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The saying is attributed to Mao Zedong (1893-1976), Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party. Although no documentary source has yet been identified, one scholar, Perry Link, asserts that the words appeared in 1968 in China (which was the most brutal period of the Communist China’s mass murders and tortures under the guise of the Glorious Cultural Revolution). “Historians believe somewhere between 500,000 and two million people lost their lives as a result of the Cultural Revolution.”

In the US, the phrase seems to have originated with a 1972 Communist Party paperback.


A good short overview pof the Cultural Revolution:
Tom Phillips, “The Cultural Revolution: all you need to know about China's political convulsion,” The Guardian, May 10, 2016 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/11/the-cultural-revolution-50-years-on-all-you-need-to-know-about-chinas-political-convulsion

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In Wikiquotes editors’ notes it is wrote:

Perry Link, in An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics, notes that it should actually be "Women can hold up half the sky", Funü neng ding banbiantian 妇女能顶半边天, and says that it was said "apparently in 1968."

Also: “Haven't found any contemporary source, though it appears that the phrase was used in the early 1970s - for instance, 1975 publication from Beijing.-- [From: Wikiquotes, Talk page; Larrybob, Sep. 18, 2015]

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Mao’s plan: “Our objective is to struggle against and crush those persons in authority who are taking the capitalist road... so as to facilitate the consolidation and development of the socialist system,” one early directive stated.

Frank Dikötter, the author of a new book on the period, says Mao hoped his movement would make China the pinnacle of the socialist universe and turn him into “the man who leads planet Earth into communism.” Tom Phillips, “The Cultural Revolution: all you need to know about China's political convulsion,” The Guardian, May 10, 2016

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From the book Women Hold Up Half the Sky (1972):

To make a revolution, we will need to activate the entire working class and all progressive people in this country. Women make up half the people and only with the active participation and support of the greatest number of women can our revolution win victory. We seek to build a powerful women’s movement now – to answer the crying needs of women and to combat the discrimination and degradation that all women suffer under the capitalist system.

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- Welcoming Speech by Micheal Klonsky Chairman of the October League International Women’s Day Celebration Los Angeles, March 11, 1972 -

On behalf of the October League, I would like to warmly welcome everyone to this International Women’s Day meeting which is being held to express our solidarity with the oppressed women of the world, who are heroically fighting against imperialism and its male supremacist policies and ideology.

International Women’s Day has become a great part of the revolutionary tradition of the working class around the world. This week in the Peoples Republics of China and Albania and other socialist countries, militant celebrations are taking place stressing the unity of men and women in the struggle against exploitation and oppression.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Female War Criminals


This is not a complete list, by any means. It attempts, however, to be more diverse than the typical list of female war criminals. There are many more German National Socialist Workers Party female war criminals than are listed here. Because Germany was defeated at war it was possible to conduct full investigation into war crimes. Such is not the case for Communist regimes such as People’s Republic of China, Soviet Union, North Korea and others, where archives have not accessible.

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1700s-1800s – Dahomey female warriors – Dahomey (Benin)
1828 – Ranavalona the Cruel, Queen – Madagascar (*religion)
1919 – Russian Female Red Guard – Latvia
1919 – “Rosa of Kiev” – Russia/Ukraine (CHEKA)
1919+ – Vera Grebeniukova (aka Dora) – Odessa, Ukraine (CHEKA)
1919+ – Rozalia Zemliachka (Rozalia Samuilovna Zalkind) – Ukraine (CHEKA)
1919+ – Rebecca Platinina-MaiselArkhangelsk (CHEKA)
1944 – Piroska Dely – “Beast of the Arrow Cross” – Hungary
1945 – Johanna Altvater – Germany – Ukraine, Poland: “Holocaust of Bullets” (German National Socialism)
1945 – Hermine BraunsteinerConcentration camp “free-lance killer” (German National Socialism)
1945 – Irma Grese – Concentration camp “free-lance killer” (German National Socialism)
1945 – Erna Petri – (German National Socialism)
1946 – Valentina Bilien – “Death panel“ nurse (German National Socialism)
1946 – Anna KatschenkaDeath panel“ nurse (German National Socialism)
1946 – Gerta OberheuserDoctor (German National Socialism)
1946 – Ella Schmidt, Liesel Bachor & Kathe Pisters – Official child care providers
1946 – Marianne Tuerk (Türk) & Margarethe HeubschDeath panel“ physicians
1961 – Sanette Balmir – Haiti (death squad)
1971 – Madame Max Adolphe – Haiti (*Political Serial Killer)
1975 – Ieng Thirith – Communist Cambodia (arrested 2007)
1992 – Martina Johnson – Liberia – 1992 “Operation Octopus”
1992 – Albina Terzic – (Croatian) Yugoslavia – convicted 2011
1992-3 – Azra Basic – “Bloody Azra” – (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Adisa Hodzic (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Elfete Veseli – (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Indira Kameric (Croatian) Yugoslavia
1992-3 – Elvira Hadziomerovic(Croatian) Yugoslavia
1993 – Rasema  Handanovic – Yugoslavia – convicted 2012
1994 – Angeline Mukandutiye – Rwanda
1994 – Pauline Nyiramasuhuko – Rwanda
1996 – Astini (aka Bu Lakri) – Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
2010 – Simone Gbagbo – Ivory Coast

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Interviews with the Director of THE RED PILL movie – Cassie Jaye


Most of the following are video interviews, a few are audio only. The first few date from the period following the completion of shooting footage and before production and editing had begun.

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Mar. 20, 2014, Paul Elam,Paul Elam Interviews Filmmaker Cassie Jaye on The Red Pill,” 54:12, USA

Oct. 30, 2015, “Chatting with Cassie Jaye!” Black Trident TV, 26:08, USA?

Nov. 1, 2015, Interview with Cassie Jaye by Janet Bloomfield and Ethan Ralph, "Killstream #4," The Ralph Report, pub. by Janet Bloomfield, 2:02:45, USA

Nov. 3, 2015, Cassie Jaye (statement), “Everything you need to know about ‘The Red Pill’ documentary film,” Cassie Jaye (Youyube account)9:46, USA

Oct. 7, 2016 - The Red Pill, International Film Premiere in New York City

Oct. 8, 2016, Alison Tieman, “The Secret Inspiration for The Red Pill” (2 parts), 21:30+19:22 (pub. Oct. 13, 2016), Canada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQeAADs2IzI

Oct. 17, 2016, “Taking the Red Pill with Cassie Jaye,” This Alt-Right Life (#25), Matt Forney, on PlayerFM, 48:18, USA

Oct. 24, 2016, “Cassie Jaye on Feminism and Men's Rights Activists (Part 1 of 2),” Rubin Report (2 parts), David Rubin, 33:46+28:25, USA

Nov. 9, 2016, “Sargon of Akkad, Discussing The Red Pill with Cassie Jaye,” Sargon of Akkad, 2:02:27, UK

Nov. 13, 2016, “Cassie Jaye - In Depth Interview in Los Angeles,” Studio Brule, 40:32, Canada

Nov. 13, 2016, “Fireside Chat 12: The Red Pill and Cassie Jaye,” 1:41:15, Canada

Nov. 24, 2016, Interview with Cassie Jaye, The Bolt Report, Andrew Bolt, Sky News, 15:58, Australia

Dec. 8, 2016, “Cassie Jaye interviewed by Emma Barnett,” BBC Radio 5, Mike Buchanan (pub.), 12:21, UK

Dec. 9, 2016, Stefan Molyneaux, “Take the Red Pill,” 1:13:41, Canada

Dec. 16, 2016, “#102 HOLLYWOOD TRUMP TANTRUMS! Alex Jones, Sally Kohn and Cassie Jaye,” Louder With Crowder, USA (see 1:46:05-2:09:00; of full: 2:19:08)

Dec. 29, 2016, Tom WoodsTV, 39:53, USA
A Feminist Takes a Second Look at the Men's Rights Movement”

Jan. 4, 2017, “Are the Cards Stacked Against Men?: Censored Filmmaker Speaks Out,” (Ep. 12 | Season 3), The Fallen State (Jesse Lee Peterson), 28:12, USA

Jun 11, 2017, “On Australian morning news show Weekend Sunrise, Andrew O'Keefe and Monique Wright "interview" filmmaker Cassie Jaye about her movie The Red Pill:,” 7:31, Australia

Jan. 8, 2017, Interview with Cassie Jaye (excerpt), The Project, Channel 10, Australia, 5:05; Note: it seems the Project had pulled the original video in response to criticism

Jan 29, 2017, Cassie Jaye interview, The Red Pill Birmingham screening,” I only fear phobophobia, 12:19, UK

Mar. 7, 2017 - The Red Pill, International digital release (NetFlix “declines” featuring the movie)

Mar. 17, 2017, CBC Calgary, 4:07, Canada

Apr. 27, 2017, “The Red Pill - Interview with director Cassie Jaye,” Film Quote Compile, 21:37, UK?

May 5, 2017, “THE RED PILL-Australian Radio Interview with Cassie Jaye,” jumpingformenandboys, 24:04, Australia

Jun. 14, 2017, “Andrew Bolt interviews Cassie Jaye After ‘Hostile’ Australian Media| Red Pill 2017,” The Bolt Report, Sky News, 8:28, Australia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5y-BZyOxDg

Jun. 14, 2017, “Director of the Red Pill movie, Cassie Jaye, talks to the Unshackled's Tom Pirrone,” The Unshackled, Australia, 5:25

Jun. 16, 2017, “The Red Pill: Former Feminist Talks Metamorphosis, Awakens To Human Destiny,” Alex Jones, 36:30, USA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-jU1kQVjeQ

Jun. 21, 2017, “What’s Wrong With the Mainstream Media?” Mark Latham, Rebel Media

Jul. 14, 2017, “#196 Is Net Neutrality Good? Ben Shapiro and Cassie Jaye ,” Louder With Crowder (108:23) @ 41:23, USA

Jul. 17, 2017 (pub.), “Cassie Jaye on Laci Green & Media Backlash,” Honeybadgerradio, 15:30, Canada (recorded in Australia)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL5f6jcFqwU



Jul. 29, 2017 (pub.), Cassie Jaye on Australian Media, her 'Red Pill' moments, and why she's not an MRA, Cassie Jaye YouTube, (Footage by filmmaker Jordan James with Citizen X Productions), 7:01

Jul 29, 2017 (published), Jun. 12, 2017 (recorded), “Cassie Jaye's UNEDITED Interview with The Age (Good Weekend) Australia - AUDIO ONLY,” Cassie Jaye YouTube, 1:02:35


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Saturday, June 17, 2017

For Carrie Bickmore: A Sketch of a Research PROJECT Australian Domestic Violence – Violence-by-Women


Australian broadcaster Carrie Bickmore, is interested in the tragic domestic violence cases in which a parent murders a child. Regrettably, accurate information on Violence-by-Women is exceedingly hard to come by. This post offers brief notations on Australian cases in the hope that Australian scholars and researchers will follow through and create a thorough presentation of this overlooked, important if disturbing topic.

The image is taken from the notorious edited broadcast of Carrie Bickmore’s deceptive and bullying interview of the world’s most controversial Cassie Jaye, director of The Red Pill (2016, USA).


Also see:
Female Serial Killers of Australia
Maternal Filicide:

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Australia - Domestic Violence – Violence by Women – A CHECKLIST
(includes mental illness cases)

(incomplete, in progress; many involve suicide of the murderess; att the moment we are only identifying the murder victims in this checklist)

1874 – Clara Donoghoe – Sydney, Australia – 1 child (Dec. 4)
1884 – Margaret Kelly – Jerilderie, near Yankee Station, NSW, Australia – 2 chn (Nov. 29)
1888 – Emma Elizabeth Aston – Upton park, East Ham, Australia – 2 chn (Apr.)
1888 – Mrs. Wm. Doyle – Dawson, near Toongabbie, Australia – d (11), s (9 mo)  (Nov. 12)
1891 – Mrs. Watson – Jumbowie, SA, Australia – 1 child (Mar. 1)
1893 – Balmain mother – Balmain, Australia –1 child (Jan. 9)
1894 – Mother (Name?) – Ecuuca, Eaglehawk – 1 child (Dec.)
1894 – Sarah Masters – Dandenong, Australia – d (19 mo) (Dec. 7)
1895 – Clara Maddin – Townesville, Australia – 1 child (Feb. 27)
1895 – Harriet Trippiett – Lauriston, Australia – 1 ch (6 wks; decap.) (discovery Feb. 1)
1898 – Amy Stewart – Auckland, Australia – 1 child (Jun. 28)
1898 – Mrs. Catherine Glover –Triabunna, Tasmania – 6 chn (Mar. 1)
1898 – Mrs. M’Carthy – Yarraville, Melbourne, Australia – 3 chn (May 11)
1898 – Ellen McNabb – Mount Alexander, Australia – 1 child (Nov. 25)
1899 – Edna Joehenson – Richmond, Australia – 1 child (Jul. 11)
1899 – Mrs. Youngman – Albert Park, Victoria, Australia – s (12) d (8, rescuded) (May 13)
1899 – Ann Rhoda Kidney – Woollahra, sub of Sydney, Australia – 1 ch (9 mo) (Jun. 9)
1901 – Mrs. J. C. Drummond – Naranghi, Australia – 1 child  (Jan.)
1901 – Mrs. Laffy – Australia – (Oct. 8)
1901 – Mrs.  (James) Day – Coleraine, Australia – 4 chn (May 31)
1901 – Mrs. Chamberlain – Port Melbourne, Australia – 2 daughters (Dec. 24?)
1904 – Clarinda Hope SelbyNorth Bangaroo, Australia – 2 chn (Nov. 15)
1906 - Mrs. Albert Lambert Townsville, Australia 2 chn (Jan. 13)
1907 - Elizabeth Smith – Clifton, Australia – 1 child, slit throat, near decapitation (Feb.)
1908 – Madame Soulard – New Caledonia, Australia – 3 chn (Mar. 27)
1910 – Cornelia McClusky – Bendigo, Victoria, Australia – brutal, 3 chn (Aug)
1910 – Mrs. Keys – Sydney, Australia – 3 chn (May 18)
1912 – Florence Grace Gerson – Bunbury, Australia – 1 child (Oct.)
1912 – Lillian May Wakefield – Crabtree, near Huonville, Australia – d (4), d (4 ½ mo),. D (7 mo) (Jul. 21)
1913 – Sara Gouley – Wellington, Australia – 1 child (Mar. 30)
1913 – Agnes Ferry – Dimboola, Australia – 1 child (Nov. 3)
1914 – Mrs. Delaney – Felimington, Victoria, Australia – son (10) (Oct. 26)
1915 – Annie Sophia Thiel – North Yanae, Victoria, Australia – 2 chn  (Dec.)
1916 – Ms. (Borraelough?) – Koerlong, near Mildura, Australia – Son, Earle (14), d Deborah (11) (Sep. 9)
1918 – Elizabeth Gibson – Broken Hill, Australia – (Gladys (d, 22) (Oct. 25)
1924 – Alice Maud Dodds –  Melbourne, Australia – 1 child (Jul. 28)
1924 – Mrs. Saeter – Newcastle, Australia – daughter (Apr.)
1925 – Madeline Annie Maher – Sydney, Australia – 1 child (Apr. 15)
1926 – Margaret May Wellsmore – Alexandria, Australia – 2 chn (May 21)
1927 – Mrs. D. Lauren – Babinda, Australia – 1 child (Nov. 14)
1927 – Tryphene Rae – Gore, Australia – 4 chn (Apr. 11)
1928 – Martha McNeill – Rozelle, Sydney, Australia – 1 child (Sep. 22)
1929 – Mrs. W. Gavin – Kingsland, Australia – twins (Aug. 7)
1929 – Ruby Miller – Surat, Australia  – 2 chn dead, 2 critical cond. (Dec. 6)
1929 – Mildred May Roberts – Bankstown, Australia – 1 child (Mar. 19)
1930 – Iris Osborne – Stanmore, Australia – 1 child (Jan. 2)
1934 – Martha Turner – Malvern (Melbourne, Australia – 2 chn (May 1)
1935 – Rose Elsie Friend – Gladstone, Queensland, Australia – 1 child (Oct. 19)
1935 – Irene Gladys Taylor – Carroll, Australia – 3 chn (Jan. 30)
1939 – Helen Benson – Carrington, Australia – 2 chn (Jan. 10)
1944 – Thelma Alice Sinclair – Ungarie, Australia – husband, 1 child (Jan. 30)
1948 – Mrs. Vincent Lilian Rydge – Vaucluse, Sydney, Australia – son (5) (Sep 30)
1951 – Mary Bradley McDonald – Brisbane, Australuia – d (6), s (8 mo) (Jun.)
1953 – Carol MacDonald – Mahwah (New Jersey), Australia – 4 chn (May 3)
1953 – Dorothy Milne – Kirawee, Australia – 2 chn (May 26)
1954 – Lima Mary Harrison – Newcastle, Australia – husb (false jealousy) (Jun. 21)
1954 – Elsie Myra Banner – Essendon, Australia – 1 child (Mar.)
1965 – Laura Ann Corry – Point Yernon, Mervey Bay, Australia – 1 child (Jan. 25)
1968 – Mavis Green Gardner – Medlow Bath, Lithgow, Ausrtralia – (Sep.)
1972 – Mrs Apolonia Quarisa – Griffith, Australia – 3 chn (Jun. 28)
1977 – Mrs Marjorie Dorothy McGree – Nowra, Australia – 1 child (Oct. 8)
1993 – Gunn-Britt Ashfield – Nowra, NSW, Australia – Ashfield, now known as Angelic Karstrom, and her then boyfriend, Austin Allan Hughes, beat John Ashfield, 6, to death with a hammer (Aug. 1993)
2001 – “Hunter Valley, Australia Mother” – Hunter Valley, Australia – son (5, survived), (7 mo, survived) (Nov. 25)
2002 – “Sandstone Point Australia Mother” – Unnamed Mother (Mother-perpetrator), Unnamed Father (Father-”Left-Behind”); Sandstone, Point Australia Murder = November 22, 2002. (bodies found); Sentenced to life
2008 – “Canley Heights mother” Australia – 2 children (Feb. 19)
2010 – Gemma Killeen – Perth, Austalia – 1 child (Nov.)
2014 – Raina Thaiday – Cairns, Australia – 8 chn (Dec)
2015 – Akon Guode – Melbourne – Bol (1), Hanger (4), Madit (4); Alual (6) survived
2015 – Cara Lee Hall – Leda, Western Australia – husb, att murd 2 chn (Dec 6)
2000 – Katherine Mary Knight – Aberdeen, NSW, Australia – cannibal murd. of husb.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Margaret Bushell, Suspected Serial Killer Mom – 1973, England


FULL TEXT: Peterborough, England – Files on the violent deaths of three children will remain closed despite the conviction of their mother for murdering her fourth child, a coroner said yesterday.

Mrs Margaret Bushell, 49, [of Downham Market, Norfolk] was jailed for life on Tuesday [May 15] for smothering her seven-year-old son Simon with a pillow. He was the fourth of her children to die tragically in 15 years. One was drowned in a bath, one in a water boiler and another fell to his death from a window.

Yesterday, a local coroner, Mr Arlhur Bantofi, said the verdicts of accidental death on the three children had been in accordance with police evidence, and followed full police investigations.

Two Members of Parliament have called for an inquiry into the other three deaths. The children, the first of whom died in 1958, were a girl of three, and two boys, aged five and three.

Mrs Bushell, a widow, denied murdering Simon. She said his death was an accident and that she had become angry at the way he had kept twitching his nose.

[“Mother gets life for murder,” Canberra Times, Australia, (AAP Reuter), May 18, 1973, p. 4]

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Female Serial Killers of Australia



1886 – Harriet Ann StevensWangaratta, Victoria, Australia – 2 murders & 1 attempt
1888 – Louisa Collins – Botany, NSW, Australia – 2 husbands plus 1 child suspected
1889 – Ellen Batts – Waverley, NSW, Australia – 3 babies
1892 – Jane Makin – Sydney, NSW, Australia –13 babies died; executed
1894 – Frances Knorr – Brunswick, Victoria, Australia – from 3 to 13 babies; executed
1894 – Martha NeedleRichmond, Victoria, Australia – 5 victims (1 survived)
1898 – Margaret Ann Smith – West Perth, WA, Australia – 3 babies
1905 – Mary Bellears & Thomas Barton – Euora, Victoria, Australia – “wholesale infanticide”
1907 – Alice Mitchell – Perth, Western Australia, Australia – 37 babies
1908 – Madge Clayton – Preston, Victoria, Australia – 6 infants
1909 – Ruth Rendell – Perth, WA, Australia – 4 step-children; executed
1913 – Isabella NewmanMelbourne, Victoria, Australia – 3 babies
1946 – Marjorie Coleman – Camperdown, NSW, Australia – 3 murders suspected
1952 – Yvonne Fletcher – Newton, SA, Australia – (2 husbands)
1952 – Dorothy Hahn – Adelaide, SA, Australia – 3 babies
1953 – Caroline Grills – Gladesville, NSW, Australia – murdered 3 women & 1 man
1969 – Barbara Wilkinson – Wahroonga, NSW, Australia –  6 babies
1980 – Helen Patricia Moore – Fullwood Pl., Claymore, NSW, Australia – 3 chn d., + crippled
1986 – Catherine Birnie – Willagee, WA, Australia – with her husband, she murdered 4 women; their fifth escaped, leading to the criminals’ apprehension.
2003 – Kathleen Folbigg – Mayfield, NSW, Australia – 4 own chn (& 2 others?)

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http://unknownmisandry.blogspot.com/2013/06/female-serial-killers-collections.html

SEE MORE: Female Serial Killer Collections

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mothers Who Murder: Unfashionable Truths


BOOK: Dr. Xanthe Mallet, Mothers Who Murder: And Infamous Miscarriages of Justice, 2014, Ebury Press (Random House Australia).

Mothers Who Murder paints a shocking picture of the cruelty (and evil as Mallett concluded) that women can inflict. To do so on their own flesh and blood is mystifying and perhaps, this is why the topic of mothers who kill their children will always be heavily covered by the media and disseminated by experts and pundits.

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Checklists for Cases on UHoM:








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