I just returned from Beijing where I participated in the International Symposium ‘Modern China and the modernization of Developing Countries’, organized by the School of Marxism of the Peking University (12-13 October 2019). I presented a paper titled ‘Τhe end of the globalization myth and the continuing importance of imperialist rivalries’. An expanded version of my intervention can be read in my recent IJOPEC e-book chapter (https://stavrosmavroudeas.wordpress.com/2019/10/04/de-globalisation-and-the-return-of-the-theory-of-imperialism-s-mavroudeas/ ). Changes and additions concerned basically certain Chinese policy issues.
This event was an intriguing one for many reasons. First, it gave an idea about the state of Marxism in China and in the Communist Party of China (CPC). Second,Read More »