An anonymous activist from Hong Kong draws lessons from the recent protests and explains what’s changed since the enactment of the draconian National Security Law.
Lausan and Critical China Scholars discuss how to effectively articulate a leftist, internationalist framework of solidarity in the face of mounting US-China tensions.
Geoffrey Aung discusses this month’s coup in Myanmar, the class composition of popular resistance, and how these events fit into a longer trajectory of capitalist transition.
Richard Smith argues, contra Eli Friedman, that China is not capitalist by a long shot.
Two members of Lausan explain how workers are organizing in Hong Kong in the face of the ferocious crackdown by the Chinese government.
Robert Cuffy on global solidarity against police repression
As of the late 1970s, China has become a fully fledged capitalist nation-state, complete with its own settler colonial projects and characterized by the law of value and the commodity-form.
Andrew Liu explains his new book on the development of capitalism in India and China in relation to his reading of Marx’s Capital. It is the concept of value, he argues, that allows us to fully realize what is novel about capitalist production.
Spectre’s Ashley Smith interviews leading Hong Kong activist Au Loong Yu in the aftermath of China’s latest crackdown. What does it all mean against the backdrop of the pandemic, global recession, and Cold War redux?