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The Maoist Enemy: China’s Challenge in 1960s East Germany

This article examines the challenge of Chinese communism in East Germany in the1960s. It shows how the Sino–Soviet Split and the Chinese Cultural Revolution endangered the public transcripts of East German state socialism by undermining its organizing metaphors and principles. Chinese cadres used their East Berlin embassy as a stage, showcase …

Gender and Capitalism in China Today, a Discussion in Montreal

On May 7th, join us for a discussion of the role gender plays in workers’ exploitation and resistance in contemporary China, looking specifically at changes in the appearance of the oppression of female workers between the socialist period and the capitalist restoration, as well as issues facing migrant female workers under …

Some interesting things i read in March

“DRAWING LINES AGAINST RACISM AND FASCISM” By Spencer Sunshine, Political Research Associates, March 5, 2015 “Halte au racisme! Halte à l’islamophobie!” Parti Communiste Révolutionnaire, March 11 2015 “Health Care and Immigration Policies that Kill” by Samir Shaheen-Hussain, March 17, 2015 “The Rise of Temporary Migration and Employer-Driven Immigration in Canada …

China’s War on the Poor

BEIJING – The government calls it “sealed management.” China’s capital has started gating and locking some of its lower-income neighborhoods overnight, with police or security checking identification papers around the clock, in a throwback to an older style of control. It’s Beijing’s latest effort to reduce rising crime often blamed …

[Movie Review] Guan Cha Mosuo – Mosuo, The Last Matriarchy Family

GUAN CHA MOSUO (MOSUO, THE LAST MATRIARCHY FAMILY) (PI) Chine / 2005 / Vidéo / Colour / 60 min / Dir.: Weijun Chen In a remote region of southwest China, there lives the Mosuo ethnic group who have a matriarchal and matrilineal society. A young Mosuo girl wants to liberate …