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The underlying crisis of world capitalism has, as we predicted, significantly deteriorated in the year. In the decisive sphere of the world economy a new crisis looms, the timing and character of which are not...

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Originally published on chinaworker.info Jasic Support Group branded a “criminal” organisation A new wave of repression is sweeping China’s universities. Security forces have detained more than a dozen student activists since the start of November. All...

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Trump’s tariffs raise international tensions and could derail global economic growth Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The trade war between Washington and Beijing looks set to escalate. The Trump administration is poised to impose tariffs – a punitive...

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Editorial from Socialist《社会主义者》magazine, September-October 2018 issue “How things have changed,” declared US-based scholar Minxin Pei. Pei was referring to the problems now confronting China’s strongman, Xi Jinping, who suddenly doesn’t look quite as strong any...

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Territorial disputes resemble pieces on a ‘geopolitical chessboard’ as the US and China struggle for hegemony in Asia Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Tensions between the US and China over the South China Sea, which have been...

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But army remains powerful force Keith Dickinson, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) On April 1st, the new parliament in Burma convened with a huge majority of representatives from the National League for Democracy...

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Year of the Monkey opens with economy in worst situation for decades Editorial from《社会主义者》Socialist magazine issue 36 (February-March 2016) As its factories restarted after the Chinese New Year holidays, China was facing its worst economic...

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Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info This was the weekend that changed everything in Hong Kong. Mass popular resistance on the streets, by night and day,...

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Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward! Statement by Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) The National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee’s framework for upcoming elections in Hong Kong delivers a brutally clear...

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Signs the Mammoth Property Bubble is Finally Bursting Belie Beijing’s Upbeat GDP Data by Vincent Kolo of chinaworker.info, reposted from socialistworld.net On July 16 the Chinese government released its GDP figures for the second quarter,...

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