"An important and necessary tool for building communism is the socialist state, through which the working classes manage production and guide industrial development in the interests of all of society, exercise control over the way labor and distribution are measured, and defend their social gains from hostile classes from without and from 'the parasites, the sons of the wealthy, the swindlers, and other 'guardians of capitalist traditions'’’ (Lenin, Poln. sobr. soch., 5th ed., vol. 33, p. 102).
The Joys of the Internet
The compiler of the Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review (a blog which strives to be humorous, at the risk of being vulgar, and is evidently firewalled in mainland China), today received an invitation via e-mail to register for the "2nd Annual Symposium of Antiparasites," from mainland China: 8211-Last chance to register for 2nd Annual Symposium of Antiparasites - e-mail from Ms. Sarah Fu, Program Coordinator Organizing Committee of SAP-2012, China East Wing, 11F, Dalian Ascendas IT Park No. 1 Hui Xian Yuan, Dalian Hi-tech Industrial Zone LN 116025, P.R.China Tel: 0086-411-84799609-813 Fax: 0086-411-84799629 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org - "Dear John Brown, On behalf of the Organizing Committee of SAP-2012, we send this information to you concerning your participation at 2nd Annual Symposium of Antiparasites, which will be held from 30 July to 1 August, 2012 in Guangzhou, China.
In case you won’t miss it, we’d like to extend our invitation again. So far, only few speech opportunities are available now. Here we’d like to invite you to deliver a speech at conference. Would you please let me know if you are available and forward me your potential speech title soon? For the programs details: http://www.bitlifesciences.com/wcm2012/fullprogram_sap.asp Thank you." Image from