Rich Kids of Instagram, a Tumblr which highlights the extravagance and obliviousness of the young and the rich, was a mildly successful viral hit last year. Now China has its own version, after a gallery of photos of 22 year old Zhang Jiale, the obscenely wealthy daughter of Sino Life Insurance chairman Zhang Jun, spread throughout the Chinese web, sparking outrage and jealousy in equal measures.
“Ours is a people’s democratic dictatorship, led by the working class and based on the worker-peasant alliance.” Mao Zedong.
“A basic contradiction between socialism and the market economy does not exist.” Deng Xiaoping.
“Everyone who knows anything of history also knows that great social revolutions are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress may be measured precisely by the social position of the fair sex (plain ones included).” Karl Marx.
“Private property has made us so stupid and partial that an object is only ours when we have it, when it exists for us as capital.” Karl Marx.
“Communism is the end of the economy as a separate and privileged field on which everything else depends while despising and fearing it.” Gilles Dauvé.
“The political form of a society wherein the proletariat is victorious in overthrowing the bourgeoisie will be a democratic republic.” Vladimir Lenin.
“Our state is a people’s democratic dictatorship led by the working class and based on the worker-peasant alliance.” Mao Zedong.
“The People’s democratic dictatorship needs the leadership of the working class. For it is only the working class that is most far-sighted, most selfless and most thoroughly revolutionary.” Mao Zedong.
“In place of the bourgeois society, with its classes and class antagonisms, shall we have an association, in which the free development of each is the condition for the free development of all.” Karl Marx.
“We want to achieve a new and better order of society: in this new and better society there must be neither rich nor poor; all will have to work. Not a handful of rich people, but all the working people must enjoy the fruits of their common labour.” Vladimir Lenin.
“The speed of the fleet is not determined by the fastest vessel; rather it is determined by the slowest one.” Wen Jiabao.
“The theory of the Communism may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.” Karl Marx.
“Women hold up half the sky.” Mao Zedong.
“The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.” Karl Marx.
Note: This post originally identified Zhang as being 16, this was incorrect, she is 22.