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Issue #1989

China-US relations seek to chart new course

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping opened dialogue in a virtual summit for over three hours on 16th November

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Issue #1953

China, Russia continue to cooperate on fighting colour revolutions, safeguarding political security: Wang Yi

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday China and Russia will continue to cooperate in fighting the colour revolutions and disinformation, and safeguarding political security together in 2021 ...

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Issue #2016

Why Western predictions on China were mostly wrong in past decade

When commenting on China, some in the West only see a country constantly at the cusp of crisis, ranging from predictions of a “China hard...

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Issue #1954

The Lowy Institute and a review of Xi Jinping: the backlash

Australia has forty-two think tanks, of which the Lowy Institute for International Policy was ranked 64th in the world by the Think Tank and Civil Societies Program of 2018.

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Issue #1968

China, Russia agree to extend Good-Neighbourliness Treaty as Putin congratulates CPC on centenary in phone call with Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping held a video meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday three days ahead of the centennial of the Communist Party of China ...

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Issue #1986

Xi calls for stronger global actions on climate change

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called on all parties to take stronger actions to jointly tackle the climate challenge ...

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Issue #1973

Biden increases threat of war between great powers

While visiting the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Tuesday, US President Joe Biden highlighted growing “threats” posed by Russia and China to the US’ national security.

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Issue #1990

China, Russia jointly decry US democracy summit, call for past lessons to be remembered

A joint article by the Chinese and Russian Ambassadors to the US decrying the so-called Summit for Democracy is a clear declaration of opposition to the upcoming event.

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Issue #1961

China’s rocket debris falls to earth as “accurately predicted”

China’s space authority announced on Sunday that remnants from China’s Long March-5B Y2 carrier rocket reentered the Earth’s atmosphere, most of it burning upon entry, with some remnants falling in the Arabian Sea.

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Issue #1952

Human rights start from poverty alleviation

Absolute poverty in Chinese society has been eliminated.

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Issue #1959

No crime lasts a hundred years

Twitter’s news feed did not stop. Facebook played live videos, one after another.

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Issue #1976

Tibet’s progress a powerful message for western naysayers

The Tibet Autonomous Region celebrates the 70th anniversary of its peaceful liberation this year, a triumphant moment for its socialist system and governance

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Issue #1977

Xi to walk together with Cuba to build socialism, be exemplars of coordination

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that China is willing to walk together with Cuba in building socialism and be good partners in pursuing common development, in a phone conversation with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.

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Issue #1974

China, Russia joint military exercise to combat terrorism and chaos left by US

Russia is set to join a military exercise with China in the Qingtongxia Joint Tactical Training Base.

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Issue #1977

Free Meng campaign marks 1000 days of incarceration

Thursday, August 26, 2021, marked the 1000th day of unjust incarceration by the Trudeau government of Meng Wanzhou.

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Issue #1947

Australia’s role in US imperialism remains firm

The basic implicit promise of the Biden campaign has been a “return to normal” relative to the Trump years.

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Issue #2021

Using Taiwan to contain China is doomed to fail

Taiwan has been an integral part of China’s territory since ancient times, there is but one China in the world, and the Government of the...

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Issue #1957

Surging commodity prices put pressure on Chinese manufacturing firms

Surges in bulk commodity prices are putting pressure on China’s manufacturing sector, pushing authorities and industry participants to seek plans to stabilise the market to fend off potential disruptions and risks.

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Issue #1969

The Communist Party Of China celebrates 100 years – for good reason

The Communist Party of China (CPC) commemorated its centenary on Thursday 1st July with an impressive range of memorable celebrations across the nation.

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Issue #1959

Xi calls for “unprecedented ambition, action” to build community of life

We should protect nature and preserve the environment like we protect our eyes.

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Issue #1991

China is a responsible major country in addressing climate change

Human beings share a common future in the face of the challenges presented by global climate change, and no country can make itself immune from the impact.

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Issue #2030

Marxism at the centre of the CPC’s Twentieth National Congress

It has been quite some time since a Communist Party’s national congress has attracted worldwide attention. I speak of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC)...

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Issue #2016

The real threat of the United States’ 800 foreign bases

Under the heading “Australia Faces Massive Existential Threat from China,” Christopher Joye writes that: “The spectre of Chinese nuclear submarines, destroyers, fighters and bombers based...

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Issue #2017

Marx’s vampire capitalism and the present economic crisis

Friedrich Engels in his The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845) refers to “the vampire property-holding class.” Twenty years later, Karl Marx uses...

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Issue #2024

War preparations are sparking the growth of an Australian peace movement

The indicators that preparations are being made for war are coming thick and fast. Previous governments have committed close to one-quarter of a billion dollars...

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Issue #1971

Jackie Chan expresses desire to join the CPC

During a recent forum hosted in Beijing, action movie star, director, and martial artist Jackie Chan expressed his interest in joining the Communist Party of China (CPC).

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Issue #1976

China’s common prosperity – the next step in the building of socialism

President Xi Jinping has announced the next steps in resolving inequality in China following the monumental achievement of eradicating extreme poverty and reaching a moderately prosperous society.

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Issue #2004

Xi calls for efforts to build modern infrastructure system

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for all-out efforts to strengthen infrastructure construction in the country’s building of a modern infrastructure system. Xi, also General...

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Issue #1966

US rallies allies against China at G7 Summit

The US-led Group of 7 (G7) Summit took place last weekend in Cornwall, England, where an official report was issued openly undermining China’s policies and practices.

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Issue #1981

China-EU dialogue

In his meeting with Borrell, Wang said China and the EU have increased talks recently, reached many consensuses

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Issue #1959

Australia scraps BRI agreements, eager to injure relationship with number one trade partner

The Morrison government has vetoed the state of Victoria by cancelling four agreements it had with other nations relating to cooperation and education.

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Issue #2026

China: party steps up fight against corruption

Twenty-four senior officials have been placed under investigation in first half of the year. Former vice-minister of public security Sun Lijun became on Friday the...

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Issue #2014

BRICS, BRICS+, and the new G8”

What are BRICS, BRICS+, and the “new G8”? What is the meaning of these acronyms and why are they important? BRICS To begin with BRICS:...

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Issue #2031

Why America is alarmed

Every five years, the delegates of the Communist Party of China (CPC) – 96 million members – meet to elect its top leaders and set...

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Issue #1950

Social imperialism: its history and effects

In some sections of the international communist movement today, China is characterised as imperialist, capitalist, or “social imperialist.” Despite being around since the turn of the last century, the phrase “social imperialism” really took flight when the international communist movement split in the 1960s under the weight of the divisions between the Soviet Union and China.

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Issue #2034

China embarks on the new journey of the second centenary goal

The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) came to a successful conclusion October 22, 2022 in Beijing. The congress elected a...

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Issue #1966

All the questions socialists have about china but were too afraid to ask

In the 1990s and 2000s conventional Western wisdom was that China had long abandoned socialism. But ...

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Issue #2006

Responsible and accountable governance in socialist countries

It would be difficult to find a citizen of any country who does not want clean, honest, and accountable governance. As the 2022 election approaches...

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Issue #2007

The Communist Party of Australia and the Communist Party of China – a perspective

As the Communist Party of China (CPC) prepares for its significant twentieth congress in 2022, we may ask how the Communist Party of Australia (CPA)...

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Issue #2024

“AUKUS is about US imperialism”

The following is a contribution delivered by Dr Hannah Middleton to the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) International Conference held in...

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Issue #1959

New Zealand’s divergence from Five Eyes intelligence network

New Zealand has seemingly broken ranks with the other members of the Five Eyes intelligence network over their attempt to exert political pressure on China through the network.

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Issue #1993

Whole-process people’s democracy is a high quality democracy

While the US is dragging some of its so-called “valued allies” to hold the Summit for Democracy, the world is increasingly troubled by questions such...

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Issue #1963

President holds online talks with top Chinese leader

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chinese Party General Secretary and State President Xi Jinping affirmed the significance of the Vietnam-China relationship.

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Issue #2032

High public support attests to success of CPC’s self-reform: Australian scholar

Global Times Editor’s Note: China had an epic decade since 2012. Particularly in the last five years, which were truly momentous, and extraordinary, the country...

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Issue #2004

Ironic for Morrison to draw red line without respecting others’

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison just drew a “red line” for China. Australian media widely reported on Sunday that Morrison claimed China building a military...

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Issue #1982

Victory for China: Meng returns home

Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Chinese tech company Huawei, has been released from detention after being held illegally in Canada for over 1000 days.

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Issue #2022

The 2022 Tibet Think Tank Forum

On 26th August this year, I participated in the China Tibet Think Tank International Forum, hosted by the Institute of Tibet Studies in Beijing. It...

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Issue #1987

19th CPC Central Committee kicks off sixth plenary session, to table landmark resolution

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, delivered a work report on behalf of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee

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Issue #2012

By engaging with China, Pacific countries seek their own paths out of poverty

From 24th May to 4th June, 2022, China’s highly experienced Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, and a large delegation visited eight Pacific countries in person, as...

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Issue #1994

Putin and Xi plot to escape SWIFT

At present, in the midst of the panic and pandemonium being created by the world’s press about Russia and China, no one has mentioned that...

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Issue #2031

CPA: submission to the Defence Strategic Review

The Communist Party of Australia (CPA) is a democratic, transparent and accountable organisation. We are member led and governed by a Central Committee elected every...

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Issue #1964

Venezuela, Russia and China: the route to a multipolar world

The current global order is experiencing tension caused in the main by US-backed imperial power.

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Chinese temple Issue #2015

China’s principled position on the war in Ukraine

Respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states has been the express foundation of China’s response to the war in Ukraine. On that...

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Issue #1965

All the questions socialists have about China but were too afraid to ask

In the 1990s and 2000s conventional Western wisdom was that China had long abandoned socialism.

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Issue #2019

Why the island of Taiwan is so important for mainland China

The Taiwan question remains unresolved to this day. To understand why the island of Taiwan is so important for the mainland, we need to understand...

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Issue #1959

Softening its mates up for another war?

Has anyone actually scrutinised the piffle that Anthony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, recently came out with?

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Issue #2008

Edition 72 of the Australian Marxist Review published

Earlier in May the Communist Party of Australia published edition 72 of its theoretical journal the Australian Marxist Review (AMR) prepared by its editorial board....

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Issue #2005

The criminal madness of Morrison and Dutton militarising Australia

The 2022-23 budget confirms and expands the criminal madness of the last seven months, when the Morrison government has committed unbelievable billions of dollars to...

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Issue #2008

DINGO

The US Department of Defence recently went through the formality of asking Congress to give it the go-ahead to fund facilities in Australia to process...

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Issue #1970

How big a security threat does China face as Taliban draws closer to border with Xinjiang?

There are increasing concerns that Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is facing a resurgence of terrorism infiltrating through the Wakhan corridor, on the Afghanistan border.

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Issue #2026

DINGO

Memo to Deputy Sheriff Albanese: In his address to the UN General Assembly last week, Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, recalled that...

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Issue #2011

WEASLE WORDS

Welcome to Weasel Words! This is a new fortnightly column where we look at the ways certain words are being used in our society to...

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Issue #2030

Canberra Branch attends PRC Poverty Alleviation Seminar

If you’re looking to alleviate poverty, there’s no better place to look for guidance than the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Their sheer volume of...

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Issue #1961

Morrison gov’t further damages relations with China!

Australia-China relations continue to deteriorate.

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Issue #2031

DINGO

The wholesale theft from Optus and Medibank of the personal information of their customers by hackers brings forth a quote from Karl Marx: “Finally, there...

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Issue #1970

CPC and World Political Parties Summit

The Communist Party of China (CPC) hosted the “CPC and World Political Parties Summit” on the 6th July from Beijing.

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Issue #2009

Dingo

Hedge fund shark George Soros’ speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos last week was essentially an anti-communist diatribe, seeing communism correctly as a...

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Issue #2029

The CPC unites and leads the Chinese people to realise rapid development

Vinnie Molina, National President of the Communist Party of Australia (CPA), said recently in an exclusive interview with a reporter from Xinhua News Agency that...

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Issue #2014

DINGO

While the Prime Minister was talking trade deals with the European Commission, who should pop up but Simon Crean, former ACTU President and erstwhile leader...

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Issue #2015

DINGO

Amid attempts to drag Australia into the nuclear cycle, news from France casts yet another pall over the non-future of nuclear fission. France gets about...

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Issue #2002

Australia’s political hypocrisy in the Pacific

A draft security cooperation agreement between the People’s Republic of China and the Solomon Islands was leaked catching the Australian government by surprise. The proposed...

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Issue #1965

US meddling comes under many disguises

Despite all the catastrophising Western reporting on the passage of the Hong Kong national security law almost a year ago, there has been mostly silence...

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Issue #2011

DINGO

A historical perspective brings into sharper focus US imperialism’s strategies in the Asia-Pacific since WW2. The victory over fascism – German Nazism and Japanese militarism,...

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Issue #1990

NO nuclear submarines: NO AUKUS treaty – NO war on China

New anti-AUKUS coalitions around the county are gearing up for this weekend (10th-12th December).

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Issue #1995

Socialism and capitalism: a tale of two approaches to enforcing environmental laws

It is no secret that in some societies, certain harmful activities go unpunished. For example, in the framework of a capitalist society, white-collar crimes are...

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Issue #1978

McCarthyism on the rise in Australian universities

In Australia’s latest self-sabotaging attack on China, the Morrison government has released a proposal that targets students and academics at Australian universities

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Issue #1983

Taiwan is a tinderbox, and the West is attempting to light the fuse

Taiwan island, internationally recognised as a province of China, has again become a key focal point in Washington’s ongoing hybrid war against Beijing.

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Issue #1988

Limiting global warming to 1.5° “on life support”

The United Nations Climate Change Conference – dubbed COP26 – has recently ended in Glasgow after two busy weeks in which 120 heads of state,...

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Issue #1968

CPA delegation to Canberra

The CPA sent a diplomatic delegation to Canberra last week.

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Issue #1980

Subs, subservience and stupidity

It’s been less than a month since the US tore out of poverty-stricken Afghanistan after losing a twenty-year dirty war, with Australia dragging behind, and already they have announced a new absurd military scheme, AUKUS

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Issue #1981

No nuclear Australia: TIME FOR ACTION!

The sudden announcement of the AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) military agreement which will bring nuclear-powered submarines to Australia has provoked worldwide and growing opposition.

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