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5 August 2020
Can the slide toward a new arms race be halted?: 75 years ago, as World War Two was drawing to a close, United States forces dropped two atomic bombs above the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
22 July 2020
World capitalism has a growing polarisation into competing blocs
8 July 2020
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on the 23rd anniversary of the settlement between London and Beijing
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).
19 February 2020
Will the regime's initial denial of the problem and punishment of those who raised the alarm have major political consequences?
5 February 2020
Tragedies like the deaths from novel coronavirus, are never just 'natural disasters'.
4 December 2019
Legislation was recently passed in the US that could involve sanctions against China over human rights violations in Hong Kong.
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.
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
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
5 June 2019
China's present defence minister has maintained that the crackdown 30 years ago in Beijing was absolutely justified.
22 May 2019
The stakes have been raised in the increasingly ill-tempered and rapidly escalating trade war
10 April 2019
After decades of silence, world governments have woken up to the brutal repression against China's ten million Uighur Muslims
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