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27 May 2020
Tens of thousands of angry demonstrators poured onto the streets of Hong Kong last weekend, not only defying social-distancing regulations, but confronting police armed with tear gas, pepper spray and water cannon, writes Clare Doyle, Committee for a Workers' International.
14 April 2020
Donald Trump continually refers to the coronavirus pandemic as the "Chinese virus". He believes this demonisation of China plays to the isolationist, racist and xenophobic sections of his domestic support
11 March 2020
Nine weeks after the first Covid-19 coronavirus patient was identified in Wuhan it had spread to 98 countries, writes Jon Dale, secretary, Unite union Nottinghamshire NHS branch (personal capacity).
11 March 2020
Korea has been pretty good. Local councils are giving money to low earners to help with rent. Anyone who needs to get the test and potential treatment receives it free. And if you have to self-quarantine
19 February 2020
Will the regime's initial denial of the problem and punishment of those who raised the alarm have major political consequences?
19 February 2020
Cinema - Parasite: It's the rich who are the real parasites
5 February 2020
Tragedies like the deaths from novel coronavirus, are never just 'natural disasters'.
20 December 2019
Today's mass movements against the 'establishment' and capitalism will develop further around the world
4 December 2019
Legislation was recently passed in the US that could involve sanctions against China over human rights violations in Hong Kong.
20 November 2019
Hong Kong demo brushes with pro-dictatorship students: Former US secretary of state and failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton returned to Swansea University on 15 November
23 October 2019
In the final part of the Socialist's trilogy marking the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Revolution, Nick Chaffey examines China today and where it's heading.
16 October 2019
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Chinese revolution. In the second of a series of articles marking that event, Tom Baldwin looks at the period following the declaration of the People's Republic of China.
9 October 2019
On 1 October 1949 the leader of the Stalinist Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Mao Zedong, declared the formation of the People's Republic of China.
11 September 2019
Dozens of West Papuan protesters and supporters demonstrated outside the Indonesian embassy on 7 September against state repression of the independence movement.
4 September 2019
After three months of unprecedented heroic mass struggle against the Lam administration, there seems no sign of an end to the conflict.
28 August 2019
In a special report that scrutinised the increasingly tense breakdown in geopolitical and economic relations between the United States and China, the Economist sombrely concluded on 18 May that the world has entered "a new kind of cold war."
14 August 2019
The Hong Kong protests were sparked over two months ago by the notorious extradition bill
31 July 2019
The struggle for democratic rights in Hong Kong is intensifying and widening far beyond the original campaign to scrap the authority's reactionary extradition bill
17 July 2019
How oppressed workers fought back against racist 'divide and rule': This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 14-week Imperial Typewriters strike which had national repercussions.
19 June 2019
The mass protest movement forced a humiliating climbdown by the pro-Beijing executive
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