Letter from a reader summarizing comments from otherwise liberal-minded office workers in Beijing, who have more access to accurate news about the situation in HK than most people in China
Detailed timeline & in-depth, analytical interview with a collective in Hong Kong on the pros & cons of the movement so far
Print copies available from distributors in four continents. Online version coming soon.
Translated overview of a project from the collective “Events in Focus” on Chinese overseas investment & local responses, with a call for donations
Debates about the sci-fi blockbuster provide insights into the nationalism growing among Chinese millenials — translated review from Tootopia
Translation of rap song & essay about workers who contracted black lung while building Shenzhen, their protracted struggle for treatment, & ongoing repression of activists supporting them
In China the movement has involved struggles not only on college campuses but also in industrial zones, amidst growing tensions in the sphere of reproduction
The evening out of China’s double-divided economic geography (rural-urban and interior-coastal) has long been a policy goal of the state. But how effective has this relocation been?
Translated memoirs of 3 witnesses to the Ürümqi events of July 2009, with background on this crucial turning point for Xinjiang & the world. Reposted from SupChina.
Print editions of our journal’s first two issues on sale & en route to sustainers; Xinjiang article from issue 2 published on 10th anniversary of July 2009 events
Translation of insights into the movement’s context, from mainlanders with perspectives close to our own; 2nd in a series on Jasic, millennial Maoism, etc.
Interview with participants on the radical possibilities & limitations not visible in mainstream portrayals, relative to local history. Reposted from CrimethInc.
Translation of an article from the Chinese Marxist left, looking at debt, growth and crisis in the Chinese economy, with our commentary
Translations of two Chinese texts, perspectives within the movement not clear from mainstream accounts, with our commentary
First in a series of engagements with “the Jasic Movement” & the resurgence of Maoism in relation to broader trends of class struggle in China, focusing on Pun Ngai’s April speech about the movement as a point of entry.
Overview of the past year’s events & trends in China, translated from German magazine Wildcat.
Excerpt from “Red Dust” (part 2 of our economic history of China from Chuang 2: Frontiers), about the role of the 1989 Tiananmen Movement in China’s transition to capitalism, especially how the split between students & workers in the movement expressed the emergence of new classes.
Translated statements from workers and their supporters held in criminal detention for organizing a union at an industrial equipment plant in Shenzhen
Update on the “Eight Young Leftists” persecuted by Guangzhou police last winter, analysis of their case, and translation of Huang Liping’s open letter.
An insurgent popular nationalism is rapidly gaining cross-class traction in Vietnam. Sunday’s events suggest the VCP is unable to control domestic Sinophobia.