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Pollution Rises As China Ends COVID-19 Shutdown

Pollution Rises As China Ends COVID-19 Shutdown

June 4, 2020

As China’s economy reopens, old pollution trends are reappearing. It’s a cautionary tale for other countries as they end stay-at-home orders.

How Did Communist China Become a Capitalist Superpower?

March 2, 2018

In his new book, “Competing Economic Paradigms in China,” Steve Cohn examines how China’s economic policy went from Maoist to “iron rice bowl” to neoliberal

Xi Jinping: China’s ‘Chairman of Everything’

November 1, 2017

China’s President Xi Jinping has been incorporated into the communist party’s constitution, during the 19th party congress. This puts him at a far higher level than China’s previous two leaders, on a par with Mao and Deng Xiaoping, explains Prof. Jeff Wasserstrom of UC Irvine

Chinese Reforms Make Rich Even Richer

November 19, 2013

Minqi Li: Chinese Communist ‘Plenum’ meeting resulted in a promise for market reforms, including privatization and deregulation of public utility, energy and other state-owned companies.

Neo-Liberal Capitalists Strengthen Control of Chinese Communist Party

October 4, 2012

Minqi Li: Recent struggle in the leadership has been a decisive defeat for forces pushing for more income distribution and social reform