China: Whose Revolution?
Publisher: Socialist Workers Party (Britain), United Kingdom
Year Published: 1987
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14773
The Chinese Revolution was one of the most momentous events of the 20th century. For a quarter of the human race it seemed to open the way to eradicate the roots of poverty and famine, to build a better society. But whose revolution was it? Few socialists today look to China for inspiration. The illusions of Maoism have been systematically shattered. Today China is becoming more and more part of the world system it once seemed to want to overthrow.