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    70 years since the Chinese revolution

    Capitalism and imperialism were driven out, but political power rested in the hands of a Stalinist communist party This article by Vincent Kolo was first published on chinaworker.info in October 2009, on the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Re...

    Common History Common Struggle by Peter Hadden

    Sectarianism or mass struggle? Book review by Per-Åke Westerlund   Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna(CWI Sweden) Northern Ireland is usually described by media and politicians as an eternal battle between Catholics and Protestants. Peter Hadden's...

    Marx’s Capital at 150

    An unequalled analysis and critique of capitalism, still relevant today Robin Clapp, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the...

    Marxism and the democracy struggle

    The following article is the foreword to a new book from chinaworker.info on the democracy struggle in Hong Kong and China On July 1 2017, the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China, Xi Jinping effectively read the riot act – warning Ho...

    Film review: Joshua – Teenager vs. Superpower

    Prize-winning documentary of young democracy activist offers sympathy, but no solutions Reviewed by Adam N. Lee, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) This documentary by US screenwriter and director Joe Piscatella profiles 20-year old Hong K...

    June 1917: The Bolsheviks “become a power”

    100 years since the Russian Revolution 1917-2017 Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info A century ago this week, 500,000 workers and soldiers marched through the Russian capital Petrograd, with tens of thousands joining marches in Moscow, Kiev and othe...

    Snowden movie: US ‘deep state’ in the spotlight

    Film review • Campaign for presidential pardon gains momentum Vincent Kolo, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) Film: Snowden Director: Oliver Stone Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rhys Ifans, Melissa Leo, Nicholas Cage “It’s not about...

    Revisiting Animal Farm

    Allegory of the terrible betrayal of the Russian revolution Andy Ford reviews George Orwell’s influential story, 70 years since it was first published in 1945 A success almost from the start, Animal Farm was rated among the 100 greatest novels ...

    Socialism: Past or future?

    Review of ‘PostCapitalism: a guide to our future’ by Paul Mason Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) General Secretary Paul Mason’s latest book, PostCapitalism, presents a vision of a new society, without the horrors of th...

    ’No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance state’

    What the 1% will do to defend their class interests Reviewed by Tony Saunois, CWI This powerful, gripping and incisive book was first published on 13 May 2014. Glenn Greenwald and, of course, his star whistle-blower, Edward Snowden, have done a...

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