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Economic Concessions in Reaction to the Movement in Hong Kong? (engl/deutsch)

The Hong Kong government is so far mainly using repressive measures against the mass movement, but, recently, state media in China have started pushing for a change in the city’s housing policy – possibly a first sign for economic concessions …

Economic Concessions in Reaction to the Movement in Hong Kong? (engl/deutsch)

DER KAMPF DER JASIC-ARBEITER*INNEN IM CHINESISCHEN SHENZEN

Arbeiter*innen der Shenzener Schweißgerätefabrik Jasic wehren sich gegen Gängelung und wollen eine Gewerkschaft gründen. Als der Staat zurückschlägt, entwickelt sich eine übergreifende Solidaritätsbewegung in China und darüber hinaus. „Eine Gewerkschaft zu gründen ist kein Verbrechen. Unterstützt die Jasic-Arbeiter*innen von Shenzen“, …

DER KAMPF DER JASIC-ARBEITER*INNEN IM CHINESISCHEN SHENZEN

GLOBAL IMPERIALISM AND THE GREAT CRISIS (pdf)

The main thesis of this book is that contemporary globalization is bringing about a type of imperialism that differs fundamentally from those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The most significant difference is that the great capitalist firms, by becoming …

GLOBAL IMPERIALISM AND THE GREAT CRISIS (pdf)

The Hermit and the Empire: China after the Collapse of the Developmental Regime

Reclusion When the nomadic armies swept down from the north to conquer the splintering Western Jin dynasty, the upper classes fled across the Yellow River into the southern hinterland of their collapsing empire. In the South, they re-established the imperial …

The Hermit and the Empire: China after the Collapse of the Developmental Regime

China’s Drivers and Planetary Ecological Collapse

Abstract: Can China lead the fight against climate change? If not, why not? Richard Smith, drawing on his forthcoming book China’s Engine of Ecological Apocalypse (Verso, 2018) argues that the built-in drivers and barriers of China’s hybrid bureaucratic- collectivist capitalism severely …

China’s Drivers and Planetary Ecological Collapse

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