How China ensures food security

25/11/2023 CEN2 0

How is China ensuring food security for 1.4 billion people? Although pandemics, extreme weather events, and geopolitical conflicts have led to disruptions in food supply chains and rising international food prices, there is no shortage of food for the world’s population. However, hunger continues to affect millions of people. According to the latest State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World report, between 691 and 783 million people will go hungry […]

Xi on building eco-civilization

23/11/2023 CEN2 0

“Several pairs of relations need to be well handled in promoting the construction of ecological civilization.” Ying Xue, on the China Ecological Civilization substack blog, has summarised an important article by Xi Jinping, published on the Qiushi magazine on November 16. Qiushi is run by the CPC central committee. It publishes articles demonstrating policies and guiding the direction of the party. So, this article of Xi Jinping is guidance on building China’s ecological […]

China’s development path, 1949-2022

28/10/2023 CEN2 0

We republish this important and extremely informative article by Professor Michael Dunford, surveying and explaining China’s development path, 1949-2022. We recommend this thoroughly researched and detailed article to readers. Abstract China’s path is conceived as a transition of an economically under-developed and semi-colonised  country of the Global South into a modern socialist country in a multipolar world where successive steps (modes of regulation) were shaped by China’s external environment (uneven […]

The East is red and green

21/10/2023 CEN2 0

In a recent review of Carlos Martinez’s book The East is Still Red – Chinese socialism in the 21st century, Stefania Fusero provides a detailed summary of the chapter on China’s environmental record (China is building an ecological civilisation), including a discussion of China’s trajectory on ecological issues, its commitment in the last two decades to renewable energy development, its record on afforestation, and its leadership in eco-friendly transport. Stefania also […]

Origin of China’s Eco-Civilization

12/10/2023 CEN2 0

Non-Eurocentric View of the Origins of China’s Ecological Civilization. The following article under the title Marxian Ecology, East and West: Joseph Needham and a Non-Eurocentric View of the Origins of China’s Ecological Civilization, is based on a talk presented by Professor John Bellamy Foster to the School of Marxism, Shandong University, Jinan, China, in March 2023. Ecological materialism, of which ecological Marxism is the most developed version, is often seen […]

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23/08/2023 CEN2 0

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Significance of CPC for Global Left

17/07/2023 CEN2 0

In June 2023, John Ross was one of the recipients of the Special Book Award of China. John Ross is a senior fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China. He was formerly director of economic policy for the mayor of London. He has written extensively on China’s development and its path to socialism. The following article by John was published in Chinese at, and the English version was […]

China’s efficient socialist economy

14/07/2023 CEN2 0

This article was originally posted in China Environment Net on June 22, 2023 The difficulty the U.S. faces in its current attempts to damage China’s economy was analysed in detail by John Ross in his article “The U.S. is trying to persuade China to commit suicide”. Reduced to essentials, the U.S. problem is that it possesses no external economic levers powerful enough to derail China’s economy. The U.S. has attempted tariffs, technology […]

Follow China’s environmental efforts

04/07/2023 CEN2 0

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Industrialization of colonial agriculture

29/06/2023 CEN2 0

The industrialization of agriculture by capitalism and Metabolic Rift. The industrialization of agriculture in the nineteenth century rested upon the long historical emergence of capitalism as a distinct socioeconomic order. An extract from Capitalism and Robbery: The Expropriation of Land, Labor, and Corporeal Life, by John Bellamy Foster et al, Monthly Review, Dec 01, 2019. See also: The review of Guano and the opening of the Pacific world, recently shared […]