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毛泽东与中国革命

摘自《退化的革命》
中国共产党成为一个以农民和大规模游击队作为基础的领导阶级的历史始于1926年至1930年的那次中国无产阶级的历史性失败。1923至1924年间,迫于共产国际的代表们在1922年以来所施与的巨大压力,中国共产党以次要角色的身份加入了当时的执政党,国民党(KMT)。1926年3月20日,蒋介石在广东发动了政变,使得当时中国共产党的党中央受到影响。在共产党的协助下,蒋介石在政变中解除了其时由香港-广东罢工委员会控制的工人们的武装。 Read more...

On the class character of China

What role does China play in the world today and what attitude should socialists have towards it? Read more...

First issue of Workers Power in Chinese

In collaboration with Chinese socialists, the League has produced the first issue of Workers Power in Chinese. Read more...

Defend democratic rights in China

Rix Bragg looks at the recent clampdown on opposition movements in China Read more...

China: New weapons, new status – new bubble?

For the first time in many years, Beijing celebrated the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic with a military parade. President Hu Jintao watched from Tiananmen, the Gate of Heavenly Peace, as the latest weaponry passed him by. Unmanned drones, cruise missiles, nuclear-enabled missiles trundled past and, as official commentators emphasised, these were not only made in China but designed in China. Read more...

Ethnic tension in Urumqi, Xinjiang spills over into riots

Peter Main argues that ethnic riots in China are the fault of capitalist exploitation and deliberate racial discrimination by the Chinese state Read more...

Chinese economy spirals downwards

China's exports in January were down 17.5 per cent on last year and imports were down by 43.1 per cent. Peter Main, just returned from China, looks at Beijing's response to the world recession. Read more...

China: Occupations and blockades force Chinese state onto defensive

The speed with which the economic downturn has hit China's export industries has led to a spate of company closures and layoffs. In the first half of the year, the Pearl River Delta is reported to have lost 67,000 small firms, those employing only a handful of workers and least able to survive even temporary drops in orders. Now, however, larger factories in the major industrial cities of Shenzhen, Dongguan and Guangzhou are facing difficulty and 9000 larger factories, from a total of 45,000, are expected to close by the end of January. The workers' response has been just as dramatic. Read more...

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