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    China’s heatwave “the most severe ever recorded in the world”

    China’s current heatwave is the longest and harshest since records began Hong Liuxing, chinaworker.info Temperatures have risen as high as 45C degrees. Extreme heat of over 40C has been recorded for more than 70 days in a row, affecting 900m people...

    What’s behind the Taiwan Strait crisis?

    Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan watched by 200 million mainland Chinese • Dramatic escalation of tensions between two unstable superpowers Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The chain of events sparked by Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan on 2-3 August si...

    China: Mortgage revolt shakes government

    The growing mortgage rebellion shows how events in China are moving fast chinaworker.info China is being shaken by a new resistance movement. Tens of thousands of mortgage rebels have announced they will no longer pay back their housing loans for unf...

    Socialists and the US-China Cold War

    Rather than hitting the pause button on the imperialist US-China Cold War, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has fast fowarded processes Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The Russian invasion of Ukraine has put an end to the globalization we have exper...

    China: End capitalism and dictatorship to save the planet

    The Chinese dictatorship is not the “green superpower” it wants us to believe Hong Liuxing, chinaworker.info Capitalist governments around the world boast they are making progress in the fight against climate change. But war, deglobalization and ev...

    China: ‘Zero COVID’: Xi Jinping’s new era of totalitarian control

    China’s COVID outbreak of 2022 has become a major economic and humanitarian crisis Dikang, chinaworker.info “Five more years!” This was the bombshell message from the CCP’s top official in Beijing at the end of June. Cai Qi is the CCP’s secretary i...

    China: The Deepest Crisis for 30 Years

    This is an abridged version of an article from the upcoming issue (number 8) of Socialist World, the political and theoretical journal of International Socialist Alternative. Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info A succession of economic and political dis...

    China’s ‘Zero Covid’ disaster – voices from Shanghai

    “I want to break down and cry” • Li Yong of chinaworker.info spoke to Shanghai residents Haiyang and Xiaoyan. These interviews were conducted on 11 April when Shanghai had been in lockdown for almost a fortnight. Since then the city of 28 million peo...

    China forced to tighten Belt and Road

    A mass sit-down protest by tens of thousands at the entrance of Chinese-built Gwadar port in Pakistan is just one example of a simmering grassroots backlash against Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative  Hong Liuxing & Dahu, chinaworker.info In...

    China: Jiangsu chained woman scandal exposes systemic trafficking

    A video of a chained-up mother of eight children was posted on Douyin (China’s TikTok) in late January – within days it was viewed over 3 billion times drawing ten times more online traffic than the Beijing Winter Olympics Adam N Lee, chinaworker.in...

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    Ukraine: A turning point in the war?

    Do the Ukrainian offensives around Kharkiv and in the south mean that the nature of the war has changed? How much pressure are Putin and the Russian t...

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