What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

What’s behind the Japan-China island conflict?

Rising national tensions point to new turbulent era in East Asia Vincent Kolo presents a view of the Diaoyu Island conflict as a contribution to discussion within the Chinese section of the CWI The conflict over disputed islands in the East China Sea has triggered the most serious diplomatic crisis […]

Bo Xilai and the Crisis in the CCP

Bo Xilai and the Crisis in the CCP

Impending criminal trial and delay of party congress highlight deep splits in Chinese regime Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The expulsion of fallen ‘princeling’ Bo Xilai from the ruling ‘communist’ party (CCP), decided at the Politburo’s September 28 meeting, marks a new phase in China’s high-level power struggle, the most serious for […]

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

“It’s a big relief,” says Chinese CWI activist Interview with Anna Löfgren of Swedish newspaper Offensiv You have just been granted asylum in Sweden – how does it feel? It feels very good! I have waited a long time for this, and it was a long fight until I finally […]

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Forced to flee China due to state persecution of socialists and left activists chinaworker.info We just learned the great news: Zhang Shujie, 24-years old, who was persecuted by the Chinese dictatorship for his socialist ideas, has been granted asylum. This is a great victory for the Committee for a Workers’ […]

China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

Brutal conditions behind latest flare-up at iPhone manufacturer chinaworker.info reporters Wages make up just 2-5 percent of the iPhone’s sale price, while Apple’s profit is 57 percent of every iPhone sold. Keep these figures in mind when reading about the latest flare-up at Foxconn, which is a major manufacturer of […]