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China’s GDP slowest since 1990

China’s GDP slowest since 1990

The Chinese economy has decelerated by 30 percent in the past five years chinaworker.info reporters The release this week of official 2014 GDP data confirmed expectations that China’s economy recorded its slowest pace in 24 years. Most economic forecasters point to even slower growth in the coming years as China […]

China: Hard landing in 2015?

China: Hard landing in 2015?

China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The most important number in the world, for the past 30 years and next five years, is China’s growth rate,” declared BBC Economics Editor Robert Peston. With a stream of data confirming a pronounced slowdown in the Chinese […]

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and a fighting working class programme to defeat the CCP dictatorship chinaworker.info The epic ‘Umbrella Revolution’ has raged for seven weeks, now holding out for longer even than the historic Tiananmen Square mass movement that was crushed in 1989. The current Hong Kong protests […]

Hong Kong: Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

Hong Kong: Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info This was the weekend that changed everything in Hong Kong. Mass popular resistance on the streets, by night and day, with mass gatherings of 100,000 and up to 180,000, spearheaded by the youth and a weeklong […]

China: The great slowdown

China: The great slowdown

 Signs the mammoth property bubble is finally bursting belie Beijing’s upbeat GDP data Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info On July 16 the Chinese government released its GDP figures for the second quarter, causing global financial markets to heave a collective sigh of relief as 7.5 percent growth was announced. This figure (Beijing’s […]