China’s Fortune Cookie Crumbles 

With China’s increasing wealth, Western investors want some of the action. One of those investors is a bullish gentleman called George Soros. However, the Chinese are acutely aware that with Western investment comes inequality. So as Beijing begins to rethink how to do proper economic growth, can we expect that China will learn from Western mistakes?

Source: China’s Fortune Cookie Crumbles – CounterPunch.org

still another blown opportunity…//Revolution, capitalist restoration and class struggle in China 

Still another demonstration of the way marxist thinking as a legacy induces lost opportunities to transform society, here the dismal example of China.
Correctly conceived the transition to neo-communism, viz. our democratic market neo-communism, will be irreversible for the simple reason that it is a transformation of liberal society, not its obliteration…A revolutionary party cannot end up attempting to totally control a whole social process. Note here the way capitalist restoration was almost as brutal as the original ‘communism’. Nota bene: capitalism is imposed by force, totalitarian….
The US should lead the way to postcapitalism: its ‘democratic’ legacy, however illusory, might help to forestall the idiocy of communist cadres with no blueprint to guide them….

Source: Revolution, capitalist restoration and class struggle in China | Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal