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    Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

    “It’s a big relief,” says Chinese CWI activist Interview with Anna Löfgren of Swedish newspaper Offensiv You have just been granted asylum in Sweden – how does it feel? It feels very good! I have waited a long time for this, and it was a lon...

    Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

    Forced to flee China due to state persecution of socialists and left activists chinaworker.info We just learned the great news: Zhang Shujie, 24-years old, who was persecuted by the Chinese dictatorship for his socialist ideas, has been granted...

    China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

    Brutal conditions behind latest flare-up at iPhone manufacturer chinaworker.info reporters Wages make up just 2-5 percent of the iPhone’s sale price, while Apple’s profit is 57 percent of every iPhone sold. Keep these figures in mind when readi...

    What’s behind the trial of Gu Kailai?

    Sensational murder trial of princeling wife hides more than it reveals Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info At her one-day trial on 8 August, Gu Kailai, the wife of former CCP (Chinese Communist Party) high-flyer Bo Xilai, confessed to poisoning Brit...

    China: The spectre of revolution

    The “spectre of revolution” hangs over the upcoming 18th congress of China’s ruling Communist party (CCP). So warned US-based commentator Yun Tang in the South China Morning Post (20 June 2012) chinaworker.info The power struggle in the top lev...

    China: Economic crunch adds to regime’s woes

    Overcapacity and rising debt burden limits government’s policy options Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The scandalous fall of Chongqing CCP (Communist Party) kingpin Bo Xilai earlier this year marked a turning point in China’s recent history. Th...

    Tiananmen 1989 and the working class

    Nothing alarmed the CCP dictatorship more than the movement of the working class aroused to action by the student-led democracy protests Vincent Kolo, from the book Tiananmen 1989: Seven Weeks That Shook the World The great significance of the ...

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    The collapse of Evergrande – Chinese regime on horns of a dilemma

    Evergrande, the Chinese property company, is missing one payment deadline after another. If it collapses the consequences could be huge for China’s economy, its authoritarian regime and for global capitalism. ISA (International Socialist Alternative) talks to Vincent Kolo of chinaworker.info about what could happen.

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