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China: 30 years since Tiananmen massacre

China: 30 years since Tiananmen massacre

Anniversary of June 4 Beijing massacre set to draw record numbers at Hong Kong vigil

June 4: Anniversary of 1989 Beijing massacre

June 4: Anniversary of 1989 Beijing massacre

The only way to defeat dictatorship is revolution

Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

Book Review: Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang

Unofficial memoirs of top Chinese leader fill important gaps in our knowledge Reviewed by Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The circumstances under which ‘Prisoner of the State’ was written [the Chinese original appears under the title ‘Journey of the Reforms’] are quite dramatic, perhaps more so than the book itself. But as […]

Tiananmen 1989 and the working class

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 1989 movement lay in the fact that it was an urban-based movement (it […]