China is Africa’s largest trading partner and has become deeply involved with the continent’s politics in recent years. This has not been without its controversies. Christine Mungai reflects on the past, present and future of the relationship between these two powerhouses.
Since 2016, at least a million people have been sent to re-education camps as part of the Chinese government’s persecution of the Uyghur people. Yohann Koshy speaks to anthropologist Darren Byler to find out what is going on in China’s northwest province.
Last year, China announced a ban on imports of ‘foreign garbage’. The result? Western stockpiles of used paper and plastic have reached crisis proportions. Adam Liebman on why we need a less rosy notion of what actually happens to our recycling.
If the global financial crisis symbolized the decline of the West, it also signalled that the future belongs to China – a superpower that ‘understands’ the developing world better than the US, IMF or World Bank, according to Martin Jacques.
China’s dazzlingly ambitious international investment programme – the Belt and Road Initiative – is well under way, with designs to bring infrastructure to half the planet. Wayne Ellwood on the scale of this juggernaut and its economic and political ramifications.
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|Spotlight: Abduweli Ayup||A caring economy||November, 2020|
|Uighur women sterilized||Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic||September, 2020|
|(Don’t) fight the power||China in charge||November, 2019|
|The Beijing connection||China in charge||November, 2019|
|Living in a ghost world||China in charge||November, 2019|
|How green is china?||China in charge||November, 2019|
|China - The Facts||China in charge||November, 2019|
|China in charge||China in charge||November, 2019|
|Who is militarizing the South China Sea?||Who owns the sea?||September, 2019|
|China: The Chinese dream||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Open China?||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|A rustbelt romance||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|No more of your junk||The dirt on waste||November, 2018|
|China: a post-neoliberal order?||The next financial crisis||July, 2018|
|One belt, one road||A better media is possible||June, 2018|
|Pollution struggle||Public ownership rises again||May, 2018|
|Mixed Media: Film||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|‘Curing’ homosexuality||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|Reasons to be cheerful||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|When the Foxbots muscle in||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|