Category Archives: Texts

Video-interview on The Communist Road to Capitalism

On September 24, 2022, C. Derick Varn from the Varn Vlog channel published an interview with Ralf Ruckus on his book The Communist Road to Capitalism. Please, watch the video here. Continue reading

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Podcast including an interview with Ralf Ruckus on “The Communist Road to Capitalism”

Victors’ Children from Canada released episode 11 of their podcasts on November 22, 2021. It includes an interview with Ralf Ruckus, author of “The Communist Road to Capitalism.” Please, listen to the podcast here. Continue reading

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Video: China’s Economic System

On November 17, 2021, Ralf Ruckus, Joel Andreas, and Ho-fung Hung spoke about the socialist period in the People’s Republic of China, the market reforms and transition, and the current capitalist crises. The event titled “China’s Economic System” was moderated by Dong Yige. It was part of the webinar-series “China and the World” organized by TNI, gongchao.org, Lausan, and others. Please, watch the video here. Continue reading

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China and the World webinar series

gongchao.org and others teamed up with TNI and co-organized the 6-part webinar series “China and the World” that starts on November 20. For more, check out the website on the series. Continue reading

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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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