Xinhua News interview

A few days before the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth, I did an interview with a correspondent from Xinhua News – China’s major national news provider (comparable to Australia’s ABC or the UK’s BBC, but with far greater resources).

If you are interested, you can find the text on Xinhua News.

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Xi Jinping is serious about Marx: Speech celebrating the 200th anniversary

Finally, it seems as though commentators in other parts of the world are noticing that Xi Jinping is serious indeed aboout Marx. He gave a major speech on Marx, celebrating the 200th anniversary of his birth and 170 years since the publication of the Communist Manifesto. While the translation of the speech is not yet available, you can find the Chinese version here at the CPC website. Newspaper reports can also be found, such as the one here and here.

And there is a video summary here: