China From Colonial Subject to World Power

Socialism 2018

July 05, 2018

Relations between the governments of China and the United States have become more tense this past year with an impending trade war and a nuclear armed North Korea. What has been the impact of China’s rise as a world power? President Xi has been moving to consolidate his own power towards establishing his “Chinese Dream” of a well off society by 2021 and a fully developed nation by 2049, on two significant centenaries. What are the prospects for an alternate future in China, not as determined by CCP officials and businessmen, but by ordinary people who led almost 2,700 strikes and protests in 2016?

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