Hong Kong: ‘Small circle’ election self-destructs

Hong Kong: ‘Small circle’ election self-destructs

Mass struggle needed for genuine and fair elections and the end of tycoon rule Editorial from Socialist magazine (CWI in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) Popular anger over scandals around the political figures – Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Henry Tang Ying-yen – and against the March 25 pseudo elections was […]

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 […]

Scotland: ConDem government blunders independence referendum

Scotland: ConDem government blunders independence referendum

Scottish National Party’s version of independence a nightmare for workers Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland (CWI in Scotland) The following article by a Scottish CWI comrade gives a good example of how Marxists approach the national question. It has lessons for the situation in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong. Even […]

CWI International Meeting: Upturn in class struggles across Europe

CWI International Meeting: Upturn in class struggles across Europe

Euro-zone crisis deepensFinghín Kelly, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland)The International Executive Committee (IEC) of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) met from 17 to 22 January 2011, in Belgium, with over 33 countries represented from Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. Following our first IEC meeting report on the […]