Thus the CCP’s role in the private sector increasingly resembles the one it has in state-owned enterprises. Focused on its own survival,displaying pragmatism, and even an ideological vacuum, it is bringing a growing number of capitalists into its ranks, as it becomes ever more present in companies. This asymmetrical alliance is found outside national borders: The Belt and Road Initiative is accelerating the internationalization of Chinese companies, both private and public, which are creating party cells abroad to supervise their employees. While it has set aside Maoist internationalism, the CCP is now exporting its organizational mode and disciplinary tools.
Source: What’s Left of Communism in China? | The Nation
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Source: How to Fight Authoritarianism | Washington Monthly
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The Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s CCP influence researcher Alex Joske said the event included “some of the most prominent and active United Front players” to ever share a room in Australia.
“These United Front figures seek to be seen as representatives of the Chinese community but they are in fact advocates of CCP interests. They dismiss claims of the CCP’s foreign interference campaigns and instead emphasise the friendly trade based relationship with China,” he said.
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