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Taiwan: Han Kuo-yu’s fall a new blow to Kuomintang and CCP

Taiwan: Han Kuo-yu’s fall a new blow to Kuomintang and CCP

Successful vote to remove pro-CCP city leader shows potential for mass democratic and anti-capitalist struggle

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

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 on 29 November. The results were a crushing defeat for the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) or […]

Taiwan: Thousands march against Ma’s nuclear policy

Taiwan: Thousands march against Ma’s nuclear policy

Echoes of ‘sunflower movement’ as thousands stage ‘occupy’ protests in Taipei CWI Taiwan reporters There seems to be no respite for Taiwan’s beleaguered president Ma Ying-jeou. Tens of thousands of people took part in a two-day protest in Taipei at the weekend to demand the government cancel its planned fourth nuclear […]

Taiwan: Sunflower movement exposes DPP’s lack of an alternative

Taiwan: Sunflower movement exposes DPP’s lack of an alternative

Need for a genuine working class alternative to neoliberal nationalism and capitalism James Langdon, CWI Taiwan The 3-week occupation of the Legislative Yuan and historic mass protests against the hated Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) have again raised the question of whether the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is a […]