Post Tagged with: "Socialist Action"

Hong Kong: Endgame for Beijing’s fake democracy plan

(From L to R) Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam and Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam pose with promotional leaflets on 2017 political reform, during a news conference in Hong Kong April 22, 2015. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Hong Kong government’s political reform proposals meet with mass opposition Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The prolonged

Hong Kong: A socialist election campaign

Hong Kong: A socialist election campaign

Socialist Action’s 2011 District Council election campaign resulted in new recruits, experience and publicity for a socialist alternative Dikang, Socialist Action We republish this article from 29 November 2011 about that year’s District Council elections. New elections loom in November and Socialist Action is preparing to run again. This article shows how socialists […]

Hong Kong: How are political parties financed?

Hong Kong: How are political parties financed?

Socialist Action refuses money from business or government agencies – our support comes from ordinary people From Socialist Magazine, issue 30 The issue of funding for political parties and NGOs has become a big issue. During the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ the pro-government camp railed against “foreign meddling” in Hong Kong’s affairs. […]

Inside Hong Kong’s ‘umbrella revolution’

Inside Hong Kong’s ‘umbrella revolution’

The democracy movement in Hong Kong has shaken the Beijing regime and Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) has played an active role in this movement. The socialist weekly newspaper Offensiv in Sweden talked to Dikang of Socialist Action about these events. What are the key lessons from the ongoing Umbrella Revolution? That […]

Two different perspectives on Hong Kong’s mass protests

Two different perspectives on Hong Kong’s mass protests

“Big business is trying to say that we are privileged”  Hong Kong-based journalist Shannon Van Sant interviewed billionaire Allan Zeman and protester Pa Sha. These segments of her interview were posted on her facebook page. Two very different perspectives on the protests: Hong Kong billionaire Alan Zeman and protester Pa […]