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China’s power struggle: How strong is Xi Jinping’s hand?

Wang Qishan and Xi Jinping.

19th Congress and internal power struggle • We reply to a letter from a reader

Russia: Youth revolt against Putin

Russia: Youth revolt against Putin

Socialist Alternative (CWI Russia) reporters As the clock moved across Russia’s nine time-zones, in nearly one hundred cities, beginning with the far-eastern cities of Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-na-Amur, hundreds and sometimes thousands turned out for illegal demonstrations, to protest at the corruption of the ruling elite.

China: Xi Jinping becomes “core leader”

Xi Jinping followed by Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao.

A new stage in the CCP’s internal power struggle unfolds

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

A short history of the Olympics: Rather than the Olympic movement’s self-professed ideals of ‘internationalism’ and ‘fair play’, the Games are about two at first sight contradictory forces: nationalistic flag-waving and capitalist globalisation

China: 2015 a year of unnatural disasters

Shenzhen landslide destroyed 33 buildings.

From Shenzhen to Tianjin – death and destruction caused by corruption, poor oversight and the blind chase for profit