During the months of December 2013 and January 2014, it became apparent that a contradiction internal to our group between, on the one hand, our pre-party formation—the New Communist Party (Organizing Committee) (NCP(OC))—and other hand,...Show More Summary
When he presented his plans for economic reforms to parliament this week, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang may have copy and pasted from the decisions of a big Communist Party gathering late last year.
Chinese patrols enforcing disputed new fishing rules in the South China Sea are apprehending foreign boats on a weekly basis, Communist Party officials said on Thursday.
Outlawed killed in Chuadanga ‘shootout’ A regional leader of the outlawed Purba Bangla Communist Party was killed in a ‘shootout’ with police at Jagannathpur village in Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga district early Wednesday, police said. The deceased was identified as Abul Kashem, 35, son of Juron Ali, a resident of Boalmari village in Mujibnagar [...]
Burlap has officially replaced the Birkin. At this week’s government meetings, the Communist Party’s austerity campaign appears to have finally influenced the fashion.
The Communist Party's big legislative event is expected to approve reforms by President Xi Jinping and was attended by Chinese directors and actors serving in a symbolic advisory role. read more
China’s leaders get a lot of credit for announcing reforms. In November, economists swooned with praise when a Communist Party plenum unleashed a torrent of reform pledges, promising everything from easing the one-child policy to liberalizing capital flows to opening protected markets. Show More Summary
The Chinese government has launched a new search site that is reportedly run by the vice president of Xinhua, the Communist Party of China's official mouthpiece. Called ChinaSo, its logo's color scheme closely resembles (and that's putting it charitably) that of Google. Read More
For decades, the Communist governments of East-Central Europe held elections. And for decades, these elections produced more-or-less the same results. The Communist Party candidates - or the candidates of the parties aligned with the Party - won the elections by absurd margins. Show More Summary
Comrade Kardam Bhatt (Vikas) died of a heart attack on the 2nd of February. He was 62 years old. He is survived by his wife and three daughters. Kardam, then a post graduate student, was one of the leading activists of the Nav Nirman agitation that shook up Gujarat in the early 1970s. Though [...]
A scandal over a brutal assault on a nurse by a Chinese government official illustrates how the Communist Party's undermines itself through its obsession with control online, writes Russell Leigh Moses.
The Communist Party's official mouthpiece People's Daily introduced a new online game called 'Kill the Devils', where players are prompted to point and shoot at Japanese war criminals with a handgun. [ more › ]
An online platform for China’s Communist Party is encouraging citizens to take out their hostility toward the Japanese in the virtual world.
The Chinese government employs an internet police force of approximately 50,000 people who collaborate with an additional 300,000 Communist Party members to operate what has been called the "most extensive effort to selectively censor human expression ever implemented." The post China’s Twitter Is Censoring Posts That Criticize The Smog Problem appeared first on ThinkProgress.
China's Communist Party chief Xi Jinping has spent much of his first year in office cracking down on “tigers and flies” in an anticorruption drive just as he pushes ahead with some serious economic reforms.
By G.Bin Zhao: Despite increasingly strict regulations, investment in China's real estate industry, as well as sales totals and prices, still achieved high levels of growth last year. During the Communist Party's third plenum, the new...Show More Summary
The various Communist parties in East-Central Europe experienced several waves of transformation -- or attempted transformation -- between 1945 and 1989. A "thaw" would come, and reformers took over, followed by a crackdown and the return of the hardliners. Show More Summary
The animated video offering insight into Xi’s personality presents a distinctly softer image of Communist Party leadership. read more
Ji Wenlin, a senior Chinese official with links to former security czar Zhou Yongkang, is being investigated for “suspected serious violation of discipline and laws,” says the Communist Party’s disciplinary body. The probe is part of...Show More Summary
When you ask people what comes to mind when you mention Andy Warhol, usually the first thoughts are of his pop-art pieces like Campbell Soup cans, Marilyn Monroe, and even one of Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong. Warhol was an artist of phenomenal commercial success whose art and life fit the times which he [...]