China: Extreme heat waves & climate change

In August last year (2022) CEN reported on heat wave conditions hitting China. Similar conditions since hit India and South East Asia. Researchers at Tsinghua University and the Beijing Institute […]

Caring for China’s “water tower”

Sanjiangyuan bolsters biodiversity conservation efforts See Video: Sanjiangyuan in Qinghai contains the headwaters of China’s three major rivers. China’s President Xi Jinping has consistently underlined the importance of preserving […]

Engels and the Second Foundation of Marxism

The following article by Professor John Bellamy Foster is based on his Engels Memorial Lecture presented to the Marx Memorial Library in London, England, on November 30, 2022. The author has […]

BRICS: The rise of the Global South

CAN BRICS TRIUMPH OVER THE IMF AND WORLD BANK? Who would have expected that the BRICS nations could rise as the potential rival of the G7 countries, the World Bank and the […]

Zhou Enlai’s Legacy in the Belt & Road Initiative

Originally posted 15 January 2022 Introduction Zhou Enlai is still remembered with boundless respect and affection by the Chinese people and progressive people around the world. He was China’s first Premier, […]