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Shen Mo, chinaworker.info The sweeping crackdown on dissent in China under Xi Jinping is well known. While most international media reports focus on repression against liberal dissidents it is not unusual for left activists also...

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Dikang, chinaworker.info As widely feared the Chinese dictatorship has begun blocking pro-democracy candidates from standing in upcoming by-elections in Hong Kong to fill four of the seats left empty after the ousting of six opposition...

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Under Xi Jinping’s rule repression, censorship, and ‘Big Brother’ surveillance have reached new levels, resembling and in some aspects surpassing Orwell’s science fiction nightmare chinaworker.info statement (3rd in our three-part series of articles on October’s 19th...

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People’s Bank of China governor warns economic bubble could burst chinaworker.info statement (2nd in our three-part series of articles on October’s 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party) There are a great many “Ponzi” features present...

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CCP leader’s doctrine of iron dictatorship and China’s “great power” status is enshrined in party constitution – but is this a recipe for stable rule? chinaworker.info statement (1st in our three-part series of articles on October’s...

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“Solidarity with anti-Trump and anti-racist protests in USA!” chinaworker.info reporters Steve Bannon, the former “chief strategist” and far right guru of US president Donald Trump, delivered a speech in Hong Kong on 12 September as...

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The North Korean bomb test on September 3, the most powerful yet, and the bellicose reaction of the U.S., underlines the volatile and dangerous situation in the peninsula and entire region. The huge blast in...

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In exchange for $3 billion from the state government, electronics giant Foxconn will build a massive factory in Wisconsin. What’s good for big business is good for the rest of us. Right? Given who’s promoting...

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The decision by Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung on July 14 to expel four legislators from the Legislative Council (Legco), including veteran democracy campaigner, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung, is a massive blow against the democracy struggle...

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Prize-winning documentary of young democracy activist offers sympathy, but no solutions Reviewed by Adam N. Lee, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) This documentary by US screenwriter and director Joe Piscatella profiles 20-year old Hong...

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