Venezuelean elections 2012: Chávez defeats the right

Venezuelean elections 2012: Chávez defeats the right

But socialist policies needed. Tony Saunois, Caracas Thousands flocked to Miraflores, the Presidential Palace in Caracas, Sunday night (October 7) to celebrate the victory of Hugo Chávez in Sunday’s presidential election. In scenes reminiscent of the defeat of the right-wing coup in 2002, soldiers from the presidential guard waved flags […]

Anti-Islam movie Protests spread

Anti-Islam movie Protests spread

Reaping the grapes of wrath Cedric Gerome, CWI Protests sparked by an anti-Islam movie trailer made in the US have spilled over more than 20 countries across the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, countries with important Muslim communities, as well as a few other parts of the world. While […]

Indonesia: Massive strike against outsourcing

Indonesia: Massive strike against outsourcing

“Workers unite! We can’t be defeated!” Dave Hundorf, chinaworker.info Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, was hit by a massive a one-day strike on Wednesday October 3. A joint statement issued by several union organisations said a total of 80 industrial estates in 24 cities were impacted by the strike, in […]

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’ […]