Translation Tag: socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era
Sometimes referred to in shorthand as the “History Resolution” or “Resolution on History,” this document is the Party’s official narrative of its history. The CCP has in total issued three such “resolutions” since its founding in 1921. This resolution follows the 1945 Resolution on Certain Historical Issues [关于若干历史问题的决议] and the 1981 Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party Since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China [关于建国以来党的若干历史问题的决议].
Hu Zhongyue, a scholar of Marxism, examines the collapse of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) to distill cautionary lessons for the CCP. He argues that by opening its legacy—particularly under Lenin and Stalin—to reevaluation and critique, the CPSU undermined its political legitimacy and public trust in socialism. As a prognosis, Hu emphasizes the gravity of ideological work and urges vigilance to such trends in Chinese society, especially as new technologies disrupt the traditionally unidirectional flow of information.
Zuo Fengrong, an expert in Soviet history, examines trends in Chinese scholarship on the USSR’s collapse across the past thirty years. Zuo argues that while this literature advanced over time with the availability of newly declassified archival sources, it has stagnated more recently. As a prognosis, Zuo encourages renewed attention to the failure of Soviet socialism and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s (CPSU) loss of power, in order to extract lessons for China.
This People’s Daily commentary by Politburo Standing Committee member Zhao Leji discusses the theme of “self-revolution” in the Party and its connection to China’s development.
A lengthy outline of the massive 2018 Party-state restructuring plan that resulted in a significant redistribution of authority from the State Council to the CCP.
The article signals Xi’s intent to pursue legal reforms that legitimate as well as help the CCP leverage China’s legal system as a tool for achieving its political agenda. This includes not only for ensuring domestic stability and CCP authority but also as a viable, if not superior, alternative to the Western legal system.
In this speech, delivered at Tiananmen Square during a celebration marking the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s centenary, Xi Jinping declares that the CCP and the nation have achieved the “first centenary goal” of “building a moderately prosperous society in all respects” and highlights what he sees as the Party’s historic efforts towards the goal of China’s “national rejuvenation.”
This county-level notice offers insights into how localities conceptualize various types of national security risks.
The article summarizes Xi’s speech at the 2019 Central Political and Legal Work Conference, which outlines CCP thinking on the modernization of social governance and political and legal organizations to ensure the social stability required for continued economic development.
Summary of remarks given to the Central Political and Legal Affairs Committee by Chen Yixin, the organization’s Secretary-General. The speech is a good encapsulation of Xi Jinping’s thinking on domestic security.