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21 May 2008
AN ESTIMATED 50,000 people or more were killed when a powerful earthquake struck central China last week. Some five million survivors are homeless. Chen Lizhi and Vincent Kolo expose the shortcomings of the regime in the light of this disaster.
14 May 2008
The appalling effects of the cyclone which hit the vast Irrawaddy river delta, have shocked people all over the world, writes Keith Dickinson.
8 April 2008
PRO-TIBETAN demonstrators disrupted the procession of the Olympic torch through London (above) , last Sunday, despite a huge police and security presence...
25 March 2008
THE CHINESE regime has imposed martial law in Tibet following the most serious protests against Chinese rule for 20 years...
19 March 2008
Editorial: "The most wrenching since the end of the second world war" is how Alan Greenspan, ex-head of the US Federal Reserve, described the current crisis engulfing the US economy...
19 March 2008
Delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches across England and Wales met in London on 8-10 March, for the Socialist Party's annual congress. Reports on main sessions.
12 March 2008
ONE IN six of the world's population (854 million) do not have enough food to eat. Every year, despite the recent boom in the world economy, another four million are added to this total.
4 March 2008
The Three Trillion Dollar War, co-authored by Nobel prize-winning economist and former Clinton adviser, Joseph Stiglitz, shows the true economic cost of the war in Iraq...
20 February 2008
PREMIER LEAGUE football is beamed into 600 million homes in 202 countries. When I was in China on holiday last year, everyone wanted to talk to me about... By John Reid, author of Reclaim the Game (first published 16 years ago at the start of the Premier League)
13 February 2008
IN RESPONSE to the current global shocks to the world economy, more than 100 people packed the all-London Socialist Party public meeting on 7 February... By Manny Thain
30 January 2008
THE STATE funeral of Indonesia's ex-dictator, General Suharto, took place on 28 January as Asian stock markets began to slide once more... By Clare Doyle, Committee for a Workers' International
13 December 2007
THOUSANDS OF people in Shenyang, capital of north-eastern China's Liaoning province, took to the streets over several days recently...
13 December 2007
China: On a recent trip to India, said to have cost around £750,000 of public money, the mayor of London, Ken Livingstone offered the Bollywood film industry a cheap deal for the use of some of the Olympic buildings in East London a... By Clare Doyle
14 November 2007
Earlier this year, capitalist leaders were boasting of record growth in the world economy, around 5% a year for over five years...
27 September 2007
THE NEAR collapse of Northern Rock bank, accompanied by the most astonishing scenes of panic for generations outside its branches, has serious political implications for Britain and the government of Gordon Brown...
13 September 2007
Socialist Party member Ron Groves gives a first-hand report on the glaring social contradictions in modern-day China....
24 August 2007
Editorial: Over the last week, billions of pounds have been wiped off share values worldwide as stock markets plunged...
26 July 2007
WEATHER AND wallet permitting, the lure of summer holidays beckons, at least in the northern hemisphere...
12 July 2007
NEWS OF slavery, torture, human trafficking and children imprisoned in conditions "worse than dog kennels" has exploded like a bomb in China and dealt a serious blow to the credibility of the ruling 'communist' party....
5 July 2007
DESPITE THE failure of the United Nations (UN) since its inception to prevent and resolve wars and conflicts, and its inability to eradicate crushing poverty and prevent climate change on a world scale, many (including those ...
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