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China: What changes can we expect from Xi Jinping?

China: What changes can we expect from Xi Jinping?

How to decipher changes at the top and the new CCP leadership’s emphasis on “deeper reform”? Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Xi Jinping, the new general secretary of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party), has lost no time establishing an image as a protagonist of so-called economic reform, which in China is code […]

Bo Xilai and the Crisis in the CCP

Bo Xilai and the Crisis in the CCP

Impending criminal trial and delay of party congress highlight deep splits in Chinese regime Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The expulsion of fallen ‘princeling’ Bo Xilai from the ruling ‘communist’ party (CCP), decided at the Politburo’s September 28 meeting, marks a new phase in China’s high-level power struggle, the most serious for […]

China: Lessons of 1989 mass democracy movement

The mass protests represented a revolutionary threat to CCP rule.

New foreword to the traditional Chinese edition of ‘Tiananmen 1989 – Seven Weeks That Shook The World’ Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) This book about the bloody Beijing massacre of June 4, 1989, was first published in simplified Chinese* in 2009 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary. It […]

60 years since China’s revolution

60 years since China’s revolution

Capitalism and imperialism were driven out, but political power rested in the hands of a Stalinist communist party Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.infoIt is an especially nervous Communist Party (CCP) regime that presides over the 60th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on 1 October. The regime […]

Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

Unofficial memoirs of top Chinese leader fill important gaps in our knowledge Reviewed by Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The circumstances under which ‘Prisoner of the State’ was written [the Chinese original appears under the title ‘Journey of the Reforms’] are quite dramatic, perhaps more so than the book itself. But as […]