Category Archives: Texts

Capitalist China, Labor Unrest, and the Western Left: Interview

For his Youtube channel “Studying Maoist China,” Felix Wemheuer interviewed Ralf Ruckus on October 15, 2021. They talked about the book “The Communist Road to Capitalism” and related questions. Please, watch the video here. Continue reading

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The Communist Road to Capitalism in China

The online discussion event The Communist Road to Capitalism in China with Ralf Ruckus which took place on June 12, 2021, as part of the series China and the Left is now available as a podcast. Please, click here to get to the podcast. Continue reading

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The winding road towards capitalism

Systemic Disorder published a review of Ralf Ruckus‘s book under the title: The winding road towards capitalism. Continue reading

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Conflict in China: 1949 to now

DSA San Francisco organized an online panel discussion with Dong Yige, Zhang Yueran, Chris Connery, and Ralf Ruckus on September 18, 2021. Please, watch the video here. Continue reading

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How China Escaped Shock Therapy. The Market Reform Debate

The online discussion event How China Escaped Shock Therapy. The Market Reform Debate with Isabella Weber which took place on June 5, 2021, as part of the series China and the Left is now available as a podcast. Please, click here to get to the podcast. Continue reading

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The book “The Communist Road to Capitalism” is out

The book The Communist Road to Capitalism. How Social Unrest and Containment Have Pushed China’s (R)evolution since 1949 by Ralf Ruckus has just been published by PM Press. For more information, see here, for buying the book, please, go here. Continue reading

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Chinese Investments and Labor Struggles in Indonesia

The online discussion event Chinese Investments and Labor Struggles in Indonesia which took place on May 15, 2021, as part of the series China and the Left is now available as a podcast. Please, click here to get to the podcast. Continue reading

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Tech Workers and Class Consciousness in China

The online discussion event Tech Workers and Class Consciousness in China which took place on April 17, 2021, as part of the series China and the Left is now available as a podcast. Please, click here to get to the podcast. Continue reading

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China’s Engine of Environmental Collapse

The online discussion event China’s Engine of Environmental Collapse which took place on April 3, 2021, as part of the series China and the Left is now available as a podcast. Please, click here to get to the podcast. Continue reading

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Labor Politics in Ethiopian-Chinese Encounters

The online discussion event Dispelling the myth of African worker indolence. Labor politics in Ethiopian-Chinese encounters which took place on March 20, 2021, as part of the series China and the Left is now available as a podcast. Please, click here to get to the podcast. Continue reading

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