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Marxism and the Environment

Marxism and the Environment

Marxism is often mistakenly accused of taking the environment for granted – in the pursuit of the economic growth needed to alleviate poverty and want. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Drawing on the works of Marx and Engels, and the experience of the first years of the […]

Japan: Five years after the Fukushima disaster

Five years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Former Prime Minister says government was on verge of evacuating 50 million people and declaring martial law

China: 2015 a year of unnatural disasters

Shenzhen landslide destroyed 33 buildings.

From Shenzhen to Tianjin – death and destruction caused by corruption, poor oversight and the blind chase for profit

Yuhang mass protests shake Chinese regime

Yuhang mass protests shake Chinese regime

Massive police repression after thousands march against waste plant in Zhejiang province Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info In March, to great fan fare, Premier Li Keqiang promised to launch a “war on pollution.” But after this weekend’s chaotic and bloody scenes in Yuhang, Zhejiang province, it seems the government has launched a […]

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 […]