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    Why China’s “build, build, build” model eventually crashed

    Dikang, chinaworker.info 80 percent of China’s local government finance vehicles (LGFVs) can no longer meet their bond repayments. The LGFVs are entities owned by local governments that were set up at the time of the global financial crisis in 2008. ...

    Twice as many workers’ protests in China last year

    Crashing economy, vanishing jobs and unpaid wages are forcing workers onto the streets Jinchuan & Dikang, chinaworker.info China’s economy is now in its deepest crisis since the restoration of capitalism. This is also part of an unpreceden...

    Sunflower movement transformed Taiwan’s political map

    Important lessons from the mass struggle against the Ma government of March-April 2014 Vincent Kolo Ten years ago, a mass movement erupted in Taiwan which shook the whole capitalist establishment and resulted in a permanent irreversible political s...

    China’s involuted economy

    The economy is tipping into a deflationary crisis with a worsening debt crunch, falling wages and prices, and increasing reliance of fraudulent economic data Editorial, issue 74 of Socialist magazine (China magazine published by ISA in China,...

    Nationalism and militarism make waves in the South China Sea

    Are China, the Philippines and the United States heading for military conflict? Hong Liuxing and Adam N. Lee, chinaworker.info Recent months have seen a sharp escalation of the dispute between the Philippines and China for sovereignty over islands an...

    Xi-Biden talks: No thaw in Cold War

    Both U.S. and China make fake show of “progress” at San Francisco summit Editorial from Socialist 《社會主義者》magazine, journal of ISA in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan The dictator-in-chief met the warmonger-in-chief on November 15, for long-delayed talks...

    Microchips: A decisive front in the US-China conflict

    Dikang, chinaworker.info The tech war between China and the US is a crucial front in the wider Cold War between rival imperialist blocs. According to the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, a US think tank, there are two dates from 2022 ...

    China: Death of Li Keqiang shows deepening anti-Xi mood

    Huge crowds in Hefei gather to mourn former premier who was side-lined by Xi Jinping chinaworker.info reporters The death of Li Keqiang from a heart attack at the age of 68 has triggered a renewed struggle between the dictatorship’s vast ...

    Asian Games in Hangzhou: CCP regime haunted by number 6 and number 4

    Chinaworker.info reporters A photograph of two Chinese hurdlers congratulating each other after a race in the recent Asian Games in Hangzhou has fallen foul of regime censors. Lin Yuwei and Wu Yanni embraced each other after Lin...

    War in the Middle East

    Huge test for CCP regime’s global power and turn to ‘Global South’ Editorial from Socialist magazine (ISA in China) issue 72 The war that erupted in the Middle East on 7 October is convulsing world relations. This adds a new layer of complications ...

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    US: War machine cracks down on student anti-war protests

    Ferocious repression underway Jesada Jitpraphakhan, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) (This article was first published on 1 May 2024...

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