China Turns to ‘Marxist Population Theory’ to Fix Birth Rate Collapse

China Turns to ‘Marxist Population Theory’ to Fix Birth Rate Collapse


The National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a top advisory committee to the Chinese Communist regime, met on Saturday to discuss the ongoing population crisis.

The chairman of the committee, Wang Huning, advised using “Marxist Population Theory” to “analyze the new population trends, characteristics, and problems that China faces.”

The state-run Global Times’ account of Saturday’s conference did not explain Marxist Population Theory in detail or explain how Wang wanted to use it to increase the national population. Marxism excels at killing people, using a variety of methods ranging from war and political executions to enforced starvation, but its track record for healthy population growth is more dubious.

Karl Marx’s “population theory” largely consisted of believing that more workers

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