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US-China Relations in the Era of Trump

US-China Relations in the Era of Trump Loren Goldner (The following purports to be, not so much an article, but more an outline of major themes or theses presented at the June 24-25 2017 International Worker Activists conference in Seoul. ) 1. U.S. policymakers often discuss,as an analogy to the current situation of US- China […]

 
Le relazioni USA-Cina nell’era Trump

Le relazioni USA-Cina nell’era Trump Di Loren Goldner (Quello che segue vuole essere, non tanto un articolo, quanto piuttosto un contorno dei grandi temi o tesi presentate alla Conferenza internazionale del 24-25 giugno 2017 dei lavoratori attivisti a Seoul). I politologi statunitensi spesso discutono, in analogia con la situazione attuale dei rapporti Stati Uniti – […]

 
트럼프이후 미국 정치상황과 동북아 정세

트럼프이후 미국 정치상황과 동북아 정세 – 로렌 골드너(미국 활동가) 미국의 정책 입안자들은 미중관계의 현 상황을 빈번히 “투키디데스의 덫”6)에 비유 하여 논의한다. 그러나 나는 미국과 중국이 직접 대항하는 전쟁의 위험이 크다고 느끼지 않는다. 중단기적으로 냉전시대 동안의 소련과 미국의 경우처럼 “대리전” (한국, 베트남, 아프가니스탄)을 볼 수 있다고 생각합니다. 중국과 미국은 모두는 필요할 때 민족주의 정서를 불러일으키는 데에는 […]

 
David Bandurski Dragons in Diamond Village: Tales of Resistance in Urbanizing China

Book Review David Bandurski Dragons in Diamond Village: Tales of Resistance in Urbanizing China (Melvile House 2016) Loren Goldner In 2030, one billion Chinese will live in cities, two-thirds of the total population, or one of every eight people on the planet. At the time of the Chinese Revolution in 1949, 80% of the 400 […]

 
The Chinese Working Class in the Global Capitalist Crisis: Revolutionary Mass Strike or a New Bureaucratic Containment?

Loren Goldner The Chinese Working Class in the Global Capitalist Crisis: Revolutionary Mass Strike or a New Bureaucratic Containment? Theses 1. The regime founded by the Chinese Communist Party in 1949 was not “state capitalism”, and still less a “workers’ state”. It was, like the Soviet Union and its post-1945 eastern European satraps, a “transition […]

De Chinese arbeidersklasse in de wereldwijde kapitalistische crisis: Revolutionaire Massastaking of een Nieuwe Bureaucratische Inkapseling?

door Loren Goldner Stellingen 1. Het regime dat in 1949 door de Chinese Communistische Partij in 1949 werd ingesteld, was geen ‘staatskapitalisme’, en nog minder een ‘arbeidersstaat. Het was, net als de Sovjet-Unie, en na 1945 haar Oost-Europese satellieten, een ‘overgang naar het kapitalisme’, een ‘burgerlijke revolutie met rode vlaggen’, een voorbereiding op volledige toetreding […]

 
Fictitious Capital and Contracted Social Reproduction Today; China and Permanent Revolution

Once again, capital requires, in order to survive as capital, a vast devalorization of all existing values, however great the destruction of human beings and means of production which that entails.

 
Notes Towards a Critique of Maoism

Maoism was part of a broader movement in the 20th century, of what might be called “bourgeois revolutions with red flags.”

 
General Perspectives on the Capitalist Development State and Class Struggle in East Asia

A historical elaboration of the context in which a socialist and later specifically Marxist left arose in Japan, China and Korea.

 
China in the Contemporary World Dynamic of Accumulation and Class Struggle: A Challenge for the Radical Left

China will emerge as a superpower or as “the” hegemon only through a bloody reshuffling of the capitalist deck, and not through the kind of “normal” development that achieved world hegemony for Britain after 1815.