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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 […]

Protests against World Cup in Brazil

Protests against World Cup in Brazil

Against corruption, wasteful spending and police brutality Dave Hundorf, chinaworker.info On Friday 13 June supporters of Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong protested at the city’s Brazilian consulate. The protest was one of many around the world coordinated by the Committee for a Workers’ International in solidarity with Brazil’s mass protest movement […]

25 years since the June 4 Tiananmen massacre

Hundreds or even thousands perished in the military storming of central Beijing.

Can the Chinese dictatorship survive another quarter of a century?  Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info June 4th marks the 25th anniversary of the bloody massacre in Beijing that ended the mass student-led democracy movement which came close to toppling the Chinese dictatorship. This year on the night of June 4, hundreds of thousands will […]

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 […]

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???????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 […]