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    Taiwan Pride: 137,000 people marching to support pro-LGBT referendum

    Struggle for marriage equality and against sexual oppression intensifies Report from International Socialist Forward (CWI in Taiwan) On 27 October, 137,000 people marched in Taiwan’s capital in the 16th annual Taipei Pride demonstration. The nu...

    20 years since the Asian financial crisis

    Capitalism is preparing new catastrophes chinaworker.info reporters Twenty years ago the so-called ‘tiger economies’ of East Asia went into meltdown. The 1997 Asian Crisis narrowly missed dragging the world financial system into crisis, whi...

    Fukushima catastrophe six years on

    World’s second most dangerous nuclear disaster David Hundorf, chinaworker.info It is six years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. On 11 March 2011, ‘311’, a devastating earthquake and series of tsunamis destroyed the cooling systems at the F...

    Hague court rules against China on South China Sea

    The only winner from tribunal’s ruling is the arms industry On 12 July the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)* tribunal in The Hague delivered its verdict on the South China Sea, heavily favouring the Philippines which initiated the case. The ve...

    Conflict in the South China Sea – a socialist analysis

    Territorial disputes resemble pieces on a ‘geopolitical chessboard’ as the US and China struggle for hegemony in Asia Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Tensions between the US and China over the South China Sea, which have been rising over the pas...

    Taiwan: Student protests win important victory

    Education ministry retreats over increased tuition fees CWI Taiwan Students campaigning against higher tuition fees have won a victory in the Taiwanese capital, Taipei. On the evening of 18 June, after weeks of protests in which CWI Taiwan memb...

    Taiwan: Support insurance workers’ strike

    Nan Shan Insurance workers on strike since 9 December for pension rights and against contract labour system CWI Taiwan reporters This report is translated from CWI Taiwan’s journal, The Socialist. The strike by Nan Shan Life Insurance workers i...

    CWI’s 2nd congress for China and Hong Kong a big success

    Discussions on perspectives for Hong Kong’s democracy struggle and the crisis in China Dikang, chinaworker.info On 10-11 October a youthful and extremely important meeting took place in Hong Kong. This was the second congress of the Committee f...

    Is China heading for a new Tiananmen?

    26th anniversary of the Beijing massacre on June 4, 1989, is also a warning of revolutionary shocks ahead Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The anniversary of June 4, the culmination of the ‘Beijing Spring’ and a day that will always be remembered...

    Taiwan: Kuomintang’s landslide election defeat redraws the political map

    Taiwan’s ‘Sunflower Movement’ and democracy protests in Hong Kong fuel massive rejection of ruling party Vincent Kolo and CWI Taiwan reporters The term “political earthquake” has been widely used to describe Taiwan’s mayoral and local elections...

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