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  1. China commits billions in aid to Africa as part of charm offensive
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    China has committed $75bn (£48bn) on aid and development projects in Africa in the past decade, according to research which reveals the scale of what some have called Beijing's escalating soft power "charm offensive" to secure political and economic clout on the continent.
  2. China in Revolt
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Few in the West are aware of the drama unfolding in today’s “epicenter of global labor unrest.” A scholar of China exposes its tumultuous labor politics and their lessons for the Left.
  3. China in the Contemporary World Dynamic of Accumulation and Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2005
    The Chinese ruling elite is riding the whirlwind precisely because its own necessary reforms are quite visibly setting in motion social processes that could completely overwhelm it, namely a working-class and peasant insurrection which would necessarily assume a truly socialist content.
  4. China: Rise and Emergent Crisis
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Book review of Au Loong Yu's 'China's Rise: Atrength and Fragility.'
  5. China's Rise: Strength and Fragility
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Loong Yu examines in detail the road from the revolution in China, from a largely rural peasant country in 1949 to the present huge capitalist economy.
  6. Chinese neocolonialism in Africa
    The Dragon eating the African Lion and Cheetah? (Part I)

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    China has literally invaded Africa with its investors, traders, lenders, builders, developers, labourers and who knows what else. The fancy phrase for that is win-win cooperation. The "cooperation" has opened up Africa as a source of raw materials for China and a dumping ground for cheap Chinese manufactured goods. It is Chinese neocolonialism.
  7. Chinese Workers' Resistance
    Against The Current vol. 111

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2004
    Norm Diamond interviews Tim Pringle, who lives in Hong Kong, where he participates as an observer and also as a member of the editorial board of the Chinese-language magazine Globalization Monitor.
  8. Class and class struggle in China today
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    An examination of the transformed economy in China and the consequent changes in class relations, and how the Communist Party has managed to maintain its rule.
  9. Connexions Library: China Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on China.
  10. Dagong Diary, Part 1: Job Hunting
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Part 1 of a seven-part series recording a short excursion into the lives of dagongzai and dagongmei at the beginning of China’s working year.
  11. Dagong Diary, Part 2: Proper Hiring Begins
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The following is part 2 of a seven part series recording a short excursion into the lives of dagongzai and dagongmei at the beginning of China’s working year.
  12. Fictitious Capital and Contracted Social Reproduction Today: China and Permanent Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Once gain, as in 1914, capital requires, in order to survive as capital, a vast devalorization of all existing values, however great the destruction of human beings and means of production which that entails.
  13. Hegemony or Survival
    America's Quest for Global Dominance

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
  14. Keeping the Rabble in Line
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
  15. A Marxist History of the World part 63: The Rape of China
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Neil Faulkner looks at the impact of western imperialism's repeated and bloody attempts to control the wealth of China
  16. A Marxist History of the World part 78: The First Chinese Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    In 1927, the Chinese nationalists smashed the country's first working-class revolutionary movement – a defeat that would shape the whole subsequent history of China.Counterfire
  17. The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
  18. Scattered Sand
    The Story of China's Rural Migrants

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2012
    Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an unorganized workforce — “scattered sand,” in Chinese parlance — and the most marginalized and impoverished group of workers in the country.
  19. Tianjin, China: a village 'land grab' protest spells trouble for the Communist state
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Rising anger by China's dispossessed (those displaced from their homes, villages and farms to make way for expanding cities and infrastructure) is posing a threat to the ruling regime. At the root of the problem is the state's inability to tackle endemic official corruption and deliver justice to its citizens.
  20. Tombstone
    The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2012
    A look at 'the great famine', a concealed result of the Great Leap Forward in China.
  21. Under the Dome
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2015
    A self-financed Chinese documentary film by Chai Jing, a former China Central Television journalist, concerning air pollution in China. It is narrated by Chai, who presents the results of her year-long research mostly in the form of a lecture.
  22. World Orders Old and New
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.

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