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 […]

Anarchism or Marxism?

Anarchism or Marxism?

What are the political differences between anarchism and marxism, and do they still matter in the new international situation? Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info There are areas of common ground between anarchism and marxism – in opposing bureaucracy, for example, and in seeking the destruction of the capitalist state, in contradistinction to […]

The 1917 ’July days’ – rich in lessons for today

The 1917 ’July days’ – rich in lessons for today

Revolution never develops in a straight line Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, London Between February and October 1917 there were many sharp turns in the situation in Russia. In April, the government coalition of ‘socialists’ – the Social Revolutionaries (SRs) and Mensheviks (minority) – with the capitalist ministers, continued […]