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Hong Kong: 50,000 march to “end one-party dictatorship”

社會主義者 (Socialist) magazine on sale at July 1 demonstration in Hong Kong.  [Photo: Dan Garret]

Lower numbers reflect need for clear strategy of mass action against authoritarian rule

Hong Kong: Federation of Students withdraws from Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong: Federation of Students withdraws from Tiananmen vigil

Decision is not ‘radical’ but a further step backwards from mass anti-government struggle

Hong Kong: What next after massive July 1 demo?

Sally Tang Mei-ching arrested in the morning of July 2.

Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info This year’s ‘7.1’ (July 1) anti-government demonstration in Hong Kong was massive, one of the biggest protests in East Asia in the past decade. Demo organisers put the attendance at over 500,000, similar to the turnout in […]

Hong Kong poverty is worse than stated

Hong Kong poverty is worse than stated

17 years since the handover the city’s wealth gap wider than ever Dave Hundorf Teng is 78 years old and collects waste paper, which she has being doing for the past 14 years. For her hard labour, amid choking fumes in one of Mong Kok’s busiest streets, she gets paid […]