Video: China’s Economic System

[English] – On November 17, 2021, Ralf Ruckus, Joel Andreas, and Ho-fung Hung spoke about the socialist period in the People's Republic of China, the market reforms and transition, and the current capitalist crises. The event titled "China's Economic System" was moderated by Dong Yige. It was part of the webinar-series "China and the World" organized by TNI,, Lausan, and others. Please, watch the video here.

Leitplanken für Chinas Kapitalismus

[deutsch] – In der Zeitschrift WOZ erschien am 9. September 2021 der Artikel "Leitplanken für den Kapitalismus" von Ralf Ruckus. Nachdem Chinas Präsident Xi Jinping von "gemeinsamem Wohlstand" gesprochen hatte, deuteten Kommentartor*innen im Westen das als Angriff aufs Kapital. Die Führung der Kommunistischen Partei Chinas will jedoch gar keinen egalitären Sozialismus aufbauen, sondern den Kapitalismus in der Spur halten.

Video: Conflict in China. 1949 to Now

[english] – The recording of a panel discussion hosted by the DSA SF Education Committee that took place on September 18, 2021, can be watched online. The panel explores the social and political conflicts that have driven China's history since the 1949 Revolution and the current situation in the PRC today. Speakers include Yige Dong, Yueran Zhang, Ralf Ruckus, and Christopher Connery. Please, watch the video: here.