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Yuhang mass protests shake Chinese regime

Yuhang mass protests shake Chinese regime

Massive police repression after thousands march against waste plant in Zhejiang province Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info In March, to great fan fare, Premier Li Keqiang promised to launch a “war on pollution.” But after this weekend’s chaotic and bloody scenes in Yuhang, Zhejiang province, it seems the government has launched a […]

“Release Lin Dong” demand Hong Kong protesters

“Release Lin Dong” demand Hong Kong protesters

NGO activist seized during Dongguan shoe workers’ mass strike • To fight for unpaid social insurance contributions is not a crime! Socialist Action reporters in Hong Kong Protesters gathered outside the Central Government’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong on Wednesday May 14 to protest against the detention of 27-year-old Lin […]

China’s grassroots left resurgence

China’s grassroots left resurgence

What’s behind the growing support for Maoism and other left ideas among young people? chinaworker.info reporters There has been a resurgence of left ideologies in China in recent years, despite the regime’s periodic crackdowns on left websites and activists. Some commentators claim Xi Jinping himself is helping to revive Maoism. […]

What’s behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive?

What’s behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive?

Pending case against former security czar Zhou Yongkang risks dangerous splits in CCP Editorial from Socialist《社会主义者》magazine (issue 26) As Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign gathers momentum it is clear the power struggle within China’s ruling elite is entering a danger zone. Anti-corruption campaigns are a requisite feature of regime successions in […]

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 […]