Webinar discussing the past 100 years huge shifts in US policy to China. What lies behind them? How has China responded? What are the chances to end this cold war and return US-China relations to a path of cooperation?
With a handful of people founding the Chinese Communist Party 100 years ago, the Chinese people gained a leadership body that could deliver them from a struggle that dates back to 1839. Now, the CPC will play a decisive role in determining the fate not only of China but of the world.
Since its founding the Communist Party of China successfully led the struggle to restore China’s national independence in 1949 and since then it has been responsible for the greatest social achievements in human history.
Speech by Xi Jinping on 1 July 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC.
Deng Xiaoping was above all a great leader of the Chinese people. Through pursuit of his country’s national revival, lifting over 620 million people out of poverty, he also made an unparalleled contribution to humanity’s overall well-being. But if that were not enough, he had another achievement. By far the greatest economist of the 20th century was not Keynes, Hayek or Friedman but Deng Xiaoping.
In each stage of its existence, the CPC has sought to creatively apply and develop Marxism according to the prevailing concrete circumstances; always seeking to safeguard China’s sovereignty, maintain peace, and build prosperity for the masses of the people. Through many twists and turns, this has been a constant of a hundred years of Chinese Revolution.
Imperialism’s interest in overturning the rule of the CPC in China, under the euphemistic rubric of “security”, “democratic values” and “rules based order”, was codified in the week of summitry comprising the meetings of the G7, NATO and the Biden-Putin summit.