Hundreds of people attended the 26th anniversary meeting of the Afghan Saur revolution, organized by the PTUDC (Pakistan Trade union Defence Campaign), YFIS (Youth For International Socialism) and ‘ The Struggle’ publications.
This article was written at a time (Autumn of 1976) when many on the left had big illusions that Maoist China was somehow a genuine socialist regime. Alan Woods was able to see beyond the fog of the Maoist propaganda and see what was really happening in China. This article provides interesting background information for anyone who wants to know the truth about the nature of the Chinese bureaucracy, that same bureaucracy that is now pushing China more and more towards capitalism. (Editor’s note, January 14, 2005)