SOCIALISM, HISTORY, ECONOMIC policy, STATE capitalism, URBANIZATION, RURAL-urban migration, CENTRAL economic planning, ECONOMIC globalization, LAND reform, and 1949-
The article discusses the history of Chinese economic policy between 1950 and 2013 in light of the policies of China's Communist Party. Topics include the agrarian property reforms implemented after the Chinese Revolution by party Chairman Mao Zedong, the social conditions resulting from urbanization and rural migration to urban areas in China, and the notion of state capitalism as part of a planned economy. Also addressed are the integration of China's economy into capitalist globalization, the identity of China as an emerging power, and the role of the U.S. in promoting anti-Chinese sentiment.
COOPERATIVE societies, NEOLIBERALISM, SOCIALISM, CHINA, and ECONOMIC conditions in China
The article discusses cooperatives (co-ops), with a particular focus on the relationship between neoliberalism and the U.S. co-op movement. The author critiques the practices of the U.S. National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) and its relationship with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Details on cooperative practices in China's Nanjie village are presented. It is suggested that Nanjie is an example of a cooperative society based on socialist values.
SOCIALISM, NEOLIBERALISM, ECONOMIC globalization, MAOISM, CHINA -- Politics & government -- 2002-, and CHINA -- Politics & government
The article comments on Chinese politics as of October 2012, analyzing the context of the March 15, 2012 removal of politician and Politburo member Bo Xilai as head of the Chongqing, China section of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). This event is said to be part of a conflict between the free market Guangdong Model and the socialist Chongqing model in Chinese politics. It is said that Bo's Chongqing model echoed the rhetoric of the CCP and of Chinese President Hu Jintao, involved the public sector in the economy in a way that counteracted neoliberal economic globalization, and resurrected Maoist cultural values through the Singing Red campaign.