Tiananmen 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

Tiananmen 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

China’s dictatorship is haunted by the prospect of a new mass revolt Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info On 15 April 1989 Hu Yaobang, the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, died of a heart attack. This became the start signal for one of the biggest mass movements in modern […]

Ariel Sharon: a brutal architect of monstrous crimes

Ariel Sharon: a brutal architect of monstrous crimes

The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died. Ariel Sharon, once known as the “father of Israeli settlements”, died after eight years in a semi-coma, following a stroke while still prime minister in January […]

South Africa: Mandela’s legacy

South Africa: Mandela’s legacy

Heroically leading ANC to power but struggle tragically into dead end Weizmann Hamilton and Thamsanqa Dumezweni, DSM (CWI South Africa) The Democratic Socialist Movement offers condolences to the Mandela family and all those in South Africa and internationally who are mourning the passing of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Mandela is a […]

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 […]