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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. ...

    “China’s rise” – an outdated view

    New Cold War: Capitalist East and West are both in decline Editorial, issue 75 of Socialist magazine (China magazine published by ISA in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) Socialist magazine and our international organisation ISA differ with the analysis...

    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,...

    Hong Kong: Record low turnout in district council “election”

    Results expose unpopularity of authoritarian rulers chinaworker.info Hong Kong held its “election” for new district councils on 10 December, with a final voter turnout of just 27.5 percent. This is the lowest voting rate since the first district cou...

    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...

    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 ...

    “Even 1.4 billion people probably can’t fill China’s empty houses”

    Housing sales, prices, investment and construction are all down in 2023 Dikang, chinaworker.info China’s property crisis shows no signs of bottoming out. In 2021, 18 trillion yuan (US$2.46 trillion) worth of property was sold in China, according to...

    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...

    ISA Statement on The New Cold War and Ukraine War

    ISA International Committee Statement Introduction — “The Single Most Important Element of World Relations” ISA has identified a New Cold War between US and Chinese imperialism, which has asserted itself, as “the single most important element ...

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    Britain: Tory vs. Tory-lite – Which way forward after the election?

    Only mass resistance will bring change under a Labour government Socialist Alternative (ISA in England, Wales & Scotland) The Tories are gasping...

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