Hong Kong’s democracy struggle – how to break the impasse?
Carrie Lam’s government faces its biggest challenges since taking office Editorial from Socialist (社会主义者) magazine issue 51, Spring 2019 Increased authoritarian rule and a political crackdown in Hong Kong have not translated into stable g...
Carrie Lam’s policy address: “Pouring money into the sea”
Hong Kong’s unpopular government signals there’s worse to come Hong Kong society under Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is anything other than ‘stable’. The government’s slump in popular support deepens as corruption scandals, a worsenin...
Hiroshima G7 ramps up US-China Cold War
The Group of Seven (G7) major Western capitalist economies met in Japan on 19-21 May As expected these governments used this opportunity to ramp u...