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    World economy: The year of all risks

    On the brink of a new downturn Lynn Walsh, editor of Socialism Today, monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) “2012 will not be a walk in the park”, warns Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF. The world capitalist econom...

    World and European perspectives: A system in crisis

    Capitalist chaos – class struggle sharpens CWI - a socialist analysis Below, we publish a document on world and European perspectives which will be proposed by the CWI’s International Secretariat to a meeting of the International Executive Comm...

    Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

    Unofficial memoirs of top Chinese leader fill important gaps in our knowledge Reviewed by Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The circumstances under which ‘Prisoner of the State’ was written are quite dramatic, perhaps more so than the book itself...

    Tiananmen 1989 and the working class

    Nothing alarmed the CCP dictatorship more than the movement of the working class aroused to action by the student-led democracy protests Vincent Kolo, from the book Tiananmen 1989: Seven Weeks That Shook the World The great significance of the ...

    Tibet and the National Question

    This article on the national question in Tibet and China was first published on 22 September 2005 Tibet – the “rooftop of the world” – was occupied by the People’s Liberation Army in 1950 and later incorporated into People’s Republic of China as t...

    The 1917 ’July days’ – rich in lessons for today

    Revolution never develops in a straight line Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, London Between February and October 1917 there were many sharp turns in the situation in Russia. In April, the government coalition of 'socialists' ...

    Taiwan’s history: Every five years a rebellion

    Taiwan was first incorporated into China by the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) in 1683. It first became a province of China in 1885, ten years before the Qing surrendered it to the Japanese in the Sino-Japanese war.  By Laurence CoatesHan Chinese settle...

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    9/11 terror — 20 years on: Imperialism’s bloody cycle continues

    The world changed twenty years ago. It’s rare that a single event like the 9/11 terrorist attack in the USA can have that much impact. But of course it wasn’t just an act of terror which altered the course of history. Rather it was the response to it

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