Free Wu Guijun! Free Guangzhou 12!

Free Wu Guijun! Free Guangzhou 12!

Workers’ representatives held in police cells for weeks – protest against the criminalisation of workers’ struggle chinaworker.info A chorus of protests grows louder over the extra-legal detention of Shenzhen workers’ representative Wu Guijun, arrested and detained for over 130 days, following a labour dispute in May, and the detention of […]

China: Trial of Bo Xilai, most important in 30 years

China: Trial of Bo Xilai, most important in 30 years

Regime risks internal earthquake, as power struggle sharpens Sally Tang Mei-Ching and Vincent Kolo The outcome of the five-day trial of former top Chinese politician Bo Xilai in August wasn’t what Chinese leaders intended – in that it further exposed the corrupt nature of the CCP (‘Communist’ Party) dictatorship and […]

China: Yahoo-linked dissident freed after 8 years in jail

China: Yahoo-linked dissident freed after 8 years in jail

Shi Tao’s case exposes multinational IT-companies’ cooperation with Chinese regime chinaworker.info China has released jailed poet and author Shi Tao, who was imprisoned in 2005 based on information provided by US internet giant Yahoo. The case highlighted the close cooperation between US multinationals and China’s police state in suppressing free […]

China: Regime at a crossroads

China: Regime at a crossroads

New leaders facing economic and political crisis Pasha, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) China has entered a period of crisis. Even its leaders recognise this. The new president, Xi Jinping, admitted that the current crisis could threaten the CCP-state (Chinese Communist Party) with extinction within 10 years. A senior economist […]

China: Li Keqiang prepares economic ‘shock therapy’

China: Li Keqiang prepares economic ‘shock therapy’

Capitalists commentators applaud ‘Liconomics’ but its effects on the global economy can be disastrous chinaworker.info “China has basically said goodbye to 8 percent GDP growth,” declared Ha Jiming, a spokesman for Goldman Sachs in China, recently. The bank’s June research report went on to predict “average annual growth rate in […]