China: Economic crunch adds to regime’s woes

China: Economic crunch adds to regime’s woes

Overcapacity and rising debt burden limits government’s policy options Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The scandalous fall of Chongqing CCP (Communist Party) kingpin Bo Xilai earlier this year marked a turning point in China’s recent history. The governmental crisis and sharp internal power struggle that Bo’s exit signifies has combined with an […]

China: The fall of Bo Xilai

China: The fall of Bo Xilai

For the first time in two decades an open power struggle erupts within China’s one-party state Editorial statement by chinaworker.info Dramatic events are unfolding as China’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition gets underway. A serious schism in the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) top ranks has come into full public view – something […]

Ireland / China: Irish Prime Minister challenged over Chinese Vice-President’s visit

Ireland / China: Irish Prime Minister challenged over Chinese Vice-President’s visit

Human rights and workers’ rights little concern for Irish government representing profit interests Joe Higgins, TD (member of Irish Parliament), Socialist Party (CWI Ireland)

China’s top politicians more than ten times wealthier than their American counterparts

China’s top politicians more than ten times wealthier than their American counterparts

Beijing’s annual NPC meeting showcases ties between capitalists and authoritarian system (video clip) chinaworker.info reporters The 3,000 delegates to China’s nominally highest ruling organ, the National People’s Congress (NPC), began their annual meeting in Beijing yesterday. Sensational figures published in Businessweek (27 February, 2012) show that the 70 richest members […]

China: Socialist Zhang Shujie exposes state repression of left activists

China: Socialist Zhang Shujie exposes state repression of left activists

TV news report highlights the case of CWI supporter Zhang Shujie chinaworker.info New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV) carried this report on the case of CWI supporter Zhang Shujie, who fled China in October 2011 with the help of CWI comrades and others. Zhang is currently fighting for the right to […]