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    China’s pollution overload

    China’s carbon emissions have almost doubled in five years By Sally Tang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong). This article first appeared in Socialism Today (July/August 2013), the magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales). P...

    China: The high-speed trial of Liu Zhijun

    How serious is Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive? Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Liu Zhijun, who spearheaded China’s gargantuan high-speed rail programme, was tried for corruption on June 9 in Beijing. To say Liu, the former Minister of Railwa...

    Jilin slaughterhouse blaze – a union is a matter of life and death

    121 killed in one of China’s worst workplace disasters  Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The term ‘slaughterhouse’ has acquired a terrible new meaning after the inferno that engulfed the Jilin Baoyuanfeng poultry plant on Monday 3 June. The b...

    Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil sends a warning to China’s new leaders

    The 24th anniversary of Beijing’s crackdown draws 150,000 protestors Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong Once again on June 4, the anniversary of the brutal military crackdown in Beijing in 1989, tens of thousands of protesters massed i...

    Remembering June 4: Vital lessons for today’s democracy struggle

    Hong Kong’s ‘Occupy Central’ leaders embellish the role of the middle class and ‘legality’ – ignoring key lessons from 1989 Dikang, Socialist Action This article from the current issue of Socialist magazine, produced by the Chinese section of t...

    Mao Zedong’s granddaughter among China’s super-rich

    Billionaires’ fortunes have increased by almost 17 percent in a year while the poor get poorer chinaworker.info Mao Zedong’s granddaughter has climbed into the ranks of China’s richest people. Kong Dongmei, granddaughter of the ‘great helmsman’...

    How bad is China’s debt crisis?

    Socialist magazine (published by the Chinese section of the CWI) asked Vincent Kolo, senior editor of chinaworker.info, about rising levels of debt in China and whether this heralds a financial collapse? Socialist magazine: How serious are China’s...

    China’s new leadership rejects democratisation

    At annual NPC-CPPCC meetings Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang talk of ‘painful’ reforms for economy, but rule out ‘Western models’ Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info China’s ‘two red carpet shows’ in early March, the NPC and CPPCC, put their seal on the o...

    Tibetans in revolt – what is the way forward?

    Chinese regime’s repression responsible for Tibetan self-immolationschinaworker.info reportersMarch 14 will mark the fifth anniversary of the protests across Tibetan-populated regions against suffocating political and religious repression by the Comm...

    China’s NPC: World’s wealthiest ‘parliament’ meets in Beijing

    CCP leader Xi Jinping three times wealthier than the whole British cabinet Vincent Kolo On March 5, the world’s wealthiest-by-far political assemblies will open for business in Beijing. The annual sessions of the NPC and it’s sister body CPPCC ...

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    The mistakes of rightist elements of the Communist League on the trade union question

    Leon Trotsky, January 1931 Some preliminary remarks If the theoretical structure of the political economy of Marxism rests entirely upon the conce...

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