Tibet and the National Question

Tibet and the National Question

The Tibetan revolts of recent weeks, and international protests and counter-protests surrounding the Olympic torch relay, have placed China’s relationship to Tibet at the centre of world events. chinaworker.infoThis article on the national question in Tibet and China was first published on 22 September 2005.Tibet – the ”rooftop of the […]

Tibet erupts!

Tibet erupts!

Brutal crackdown by Beijing regime meets muted reaction from foreign governments Vincent Kolo, Hong KongThousands of paramilitary police and soldiers have been deployed in Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, after the most serious protests against Chinese rule for nearly 20 years. More than 80 people have been killed and hundreds injured […]

The national question in Xinjiang

The national question in Xinjiang

Despite rapid economic growth, national and religious tensions are rising in Xinjiang in north-western China. The CWI’s standpoint on this important issue has been called into question by some individuals within the Chinese left – this article explains our position Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The Turkic-speaking Uighur Muslims, the largest ethnic […]

90th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

90th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

The October Revolution – when the working class took power

40th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara

40th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara

A revolutionary fighter – What is Che’s relevance today? “..it is not for revolutionaries to sit in their doorways of their houses waiting for the corpse of imperialism to pass by” (Second Declaration of Havana, 1962)Tony Saunois, CWI “Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man”. These, according […]