Further Discussions in “China and the Left”-Series

[english] – gongchao.org and others have organized more online discussion events as part of the series "China and the Left": on Saturday, January 9, on the situation in Northwest China (Xinjiang); on Saturday, January 23, on the left in Taiwan; and on Saturday, February 6, on "Made-in-China"-feminism. Other events will follow. For information and registration, see https://www.gongchao.org/en/online-discussions.

Will China Push the Global Economy Like Ten Years Ago? Maybe Not

[deutsch | english] – This is the translation of an article by Ralf Ruckus which appeared in the Swiss weekly WOZ on September 3, 2020. It describes the economic crisis that followed the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in China and elsewhere and discusses differences between the current slump and the crisis after 2007 – namely the different position China has today in the global economy and the intensified confrontation with the US regime.

Online Discussion Series: China and the Left

[english] – The online discussion series "China and the Left – Critical Analysis & Grassroots Activism" brings together activists and researchers with a left-wing perspective in order to shed more light on China’s changed role in the world as well as on the social conflicts and mobilizations in the country. The four events in September 2020 cover the topics EU-China-relations, the Hong Kong protest movement, feminism and queer activism, and recent labor unrest and organizing in China. For details and registration see this gongchao-page.

Sicherheitsgesetz gegen den Stachel im Fleisch

[deutsch] – Mit ihrem harten Vorgehen in Hongkong gefährdet Chinas Regierung eines ihrer wichtigsten Finanzzentren. Anders als früher scheint sie das in Kauf zu nehmen – die innenpolitische Stabilität ist ihr wichtiger. Artikel von Ralf Ruckus in der WOZ vom 9. Juli 2020: https://www.woz.ch/2028/chinas-hongkong-politik/wie-ein-stachel-im-fleisch

Hongkong: An der Frontlinie eines neuen Kalten Kriegs?

[deutsch | english] – Die Bewegung ist zurück auf Hongkongs Strassen. Derweil bedroht das geplante Sicherheitsgesetz nicht nur die begrenzte Autonomie der Sonderverwaltungszone, sondern befeuert zugleich den Konflikt zwischen den USA und China. Der Artikel erschien am 4. Juni 2020 in der WOZ: https://www.woz.ch/2023/kampf-um-hongkong/an-der-frontlinie-eines-neuen-kalten-kriegs.