Malaysia: Chin Peng dies

Malaysia: Chin Peng dies

New generation can learn from experience of Malaya Communist Party leader CWI Malaysia Chin Peng, the former guerrilla leader of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), died in Thailand on 16th September at the age of 88. His party had not been active since signing the peace agreement with the […]

Anniversary: Fourth International launched 75 years ago

Anniversary: Fourth International launched 75 years ago

3 September, 1938, marked the start of the Fourth International’s founding conference socialistworld.net Marxists in the 1930s were compelled to draw far-reaching political conclusions following huge defeats of the working class. For example, in Germany 1933, Hitler came to power, crushing the orgnaised working class movement. Later in the same […]

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 […]

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 […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 8th – a day to remember the struggles and the victories of women workers Clare Doyle, CWI For more than a century, March 8th has been the day to commemorate and celebrate the fight of working class and revolutionary women for a better deal and a socialist society. Its […]