Therefore, it must be acknowledged that all bourgeois narratives about the USSR are ideologically suspect in the first instance, and must be carefully analysed for bias, disinformation and misinformation. The following information is researched entirely from Russian language academic sources.
The Soviets – whether local, regional, national or All-Union – our elected on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage, by secret ballot.
Then, around 1903-1904 Czar Nicholas II sponsored anti-Semitic riots throughout Russia that saw innocent Jewish people attacked and murdered.
The point is if Bart Sibrel can be so spectacularly ‘wrong’ about China, how can the rest of what he has to say be ‘trusted’ as fact?
Westerners particularly ‘latch’ onto the mythology of the Falun Gong, because it has its basis within the Western tradition of anti-Chinese racism.
The remit of the ISBC was to establish a scientific dialectical history of the development of Buddhism in ancient India, how the teaching spread throughout Asia, how Buddhist culture integrated into previously existing cultures, and how contemporary Buddhism functioned in the modern world.