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.


Useful article from Xinhua News on the 2016 US election

This article from Xinhua News is worth a read, since it does not take the path of seeing Trump as an anomaly in the US elections of 2016. Instead, the dreadful option between Trump or Clinton is bad news all round. However, I like best the closing lines:

Yet the election is not all bad, particularly in that it has revealed some inborn defects of the so-called liberal democracy preached by the United States.

The electoral politics in the United States, which plumbed new depths of nastiness this year, has once again demonstrated that the Washington way is not the only way, not to mention the best way.

The diverse nations around the world should choose their own paths of development based on their respective historical backgrounds and new realities.

Now is the moment of reckoning.