Campaign in Britain “Rape is No Joke”

Campaign in Britain “Rape is No Joke”

Following high profile cases such as those of Julian Assange and Dominique Strauss Kahn, there has been much debate recently about rape and sexual assault.  Sarah Wrack, first published in “Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England and Wales) On the Slutwalks and other protests, anger on these […]

South Africa: Media reports on new workers’ party launch

South Africa: Media reports on new workers’ party launch

South African press announces founding of Workers’ and Socialist Party socialistworld.net Having already reported here on the important launch of the Workers’ and Socialist Party, a new party for the mass of South African workers, initiated by mineworkers’ strike committees, and the Democratic Socialist Movement (CWI in South Africa), we publish […]

Hong Kong: Hunger strike for union rights

Hong Kong: Hunger strike for union rights

HKSM driving instructors sacked for forming trade union – show your solidarity! Jaco, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong Three driving instructors, two of whom have been sacked, from Hong Kong School of Motoring (HKSM), started a hunger strike on 21 January in protest at the company’s brutal union busting […]

Air pollution in China “broke all records”

Air pollution in China “broke all records”

Last weekend’s air pollution levels in Beijing were 40 times WHO safety limits chinaworker.info reporters “I love our city, but I refuse to be a human vacuum cleaner!” This was one of thousands of comments from Beijingers via social media last weekend as air pollution in northern China broke all […]

China: After the Southern Weekend strike – where now for the struggle for free speech and democratic rights?

China: After the Southern Weekend strike – where now for the struggle for free speech and democratic rights?

CCP dictatorship employs familiar ‘carrot-and-stick’ tactics to quell protests, but for how long? Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The strike last week by journalists at the Southern Weekend newspaper in Guangzhou was a courageous protest against media censorship that generated enormous online sympathy across China. The deal that was struck midweek, following […]