Europe: No to the debt! No to the austerity! No to the blackmail!

Europe: No to the debt! No to the austerity! No to the blackmail!

International struggle can end dictatorship of the markets Joint declaration by CWI sections in Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Spain In 2012, the markets and capitalist governments which serve them, have more misery in store. This will mean a deepening both of the economic crisis, and of the war being […]

World economy: The year of all risks

World economy: The year of all risks

On the brink of a new downturn Lynn Walsh, editor of Socialism Today, monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) “2012 will not be a walk in the park”, warns Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF. The world capitalist economy is on the brink of a new […]

World and European perspectives: A system in crisis

World and European perspectives: A system in crisis

Capitalist chaos – class struggle sharpens CWI – a socialist analysis Below, we publish a document on world and European perspectives which will be proposed by the CWI’s International Secretariat to a meeting of the International Executive Committee of the CWI in January. Following discussion and amendments at the meeting, […]

Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

Unofficial memoirs of top Chinese leader fill important gaps in our knowledge Reviewed by Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The circumstances under which ‘Prisoner of the State’ was written [the Chinese original appears under the title ‘Journey of the Reforms’] are quite dramatic, perhaps more so than the book itself. But as […]