|return to their former jobs and work according to their former contracts. They should be paid the wages owed to them.|
|5. The ranks of temporary workers, contract workers, rotation workers, and outside contract laborers must be purged of landlord, rich-peasant, counter-revolutionary, hooligan, and Rightist elements (not referring to family background) clinging to a reactionary stand. Persons who assume the name of a revolutionary organization to swindle and bluff others must be exposed resolutely.|
|6. Temporary workers, contract workers, rotation workers, and outside contract laborers need not form independent organizations. The
National General Rebel Corps of Red Laborers and its branches all
over the country are to disband. Members of the revolutionary masses
who had joined this organization may join the revolutionary mass organizations in their own enterprises, units, or localities.|
This notice is to be displayed in public throughout the country.
"No Ethnic Mass Organizations"
CCP Center and Shaanxi Ankang District Committee
Source: "Zhonggong Zhongyang guanyu Shaanxi Ankang diwei wenge bangongshi laidian de pishi" ( CCP Center Comment/ Instruction on Telegram from Shaanxi Ankang District Committee Cultural Revolution Office), first circulated as Central Document Zhongfa [ 1967] 112 on 29 March 1967. Our translation is based on the reprint in Baotou Municipal Revolutionary Committee Propaganda Group , ed., Wuchanjieji wenhua dageming wenjian huibian ( Collected Documents from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution) (Baotou, 1968), p. 178.
To Party Committees at all levels, military region and district Party Committees, and provincial and municipal Revolutionary Committees:
We are now transmitting to you the text of a telegram from the Shaanxi Ankang District Committee Cultural Revolution Office, hoping that you will pay attention to this matter and strengthen education concerning ethnic policy.
Chairman Mao teaches us: The ethnic struggle is, ultimately, a mat-