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How bad is China’s debt crisis?

How bad is China’s debt crisis?

Socialist magazine (published by the Chinese section of the CWI) asked Vincent Kolo, senior editor of chinaworker.info, about rising levels of debt in China and whether this heralds a financial collapse? Socialist magazine: How serious are China’s debt problems?  Vincent Kolo: A recent Bloomberg report says China’s economy has become […]

China’s new leadership rejects democratisation

China’s new leadership rejects democratisation

At annual NPC-CPPCC meetings Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang talk of ‘painful’ reforms for economy, but rule out ‘Western models’ Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info China’s ‘two red carpet shows’ in early March, the NPC and CPPCC, put their seal on the one-party dictatorship’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition. A total of 5,000 ‘delegates’ […]

Guangdong village rebellion revives the spirit of Wukan

Guangdong village rebellion revives the spirit of Wukan

Villagers in Shangpu occupy public square and demand democratic vote over land seizures Zhang Shujie and Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Yet another Guangdong village has risen in revolt against illicit land sales. Yet another tense standoff is underway between protesters, at the end of their patience over official corruption, and large […]

Year of the Snake – a year of struggle

Year of the Snake – a year of struggle

We wish all our readers and supporters a Happy New Year  chinaworker.info As families gather to celebrate the Spring Festival, chinaworker.info wishes to extend greetings to working class communities everywhere. While we take time to enjoy the festivities, we also know the class struggle between labour and capital, between the […]

Air pollution in China “broke all records”

Air pollution in China “broke all records”

Last weekend’s air pollution levels in Beijing were 40 times WHO safety limits chinaworker.info reporters “I love our city, but I refuse to be a human vacuum cleaner!” This was one of thousands of comments from Beijingers via social media last weekend as air pollution in northern China broke all […]