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London marchers show solidarity with Hong Kong protests

London marchers show solidarity with Hong Kong protests Up to 1,000 people joined the Stand With Hong Kong protest, which gathered in Trafalgar Square before marching to Downing Street and Parliament Square

Hong Kong protesters refuse to give in to threats and intimidation

Hong Kong protesters refuse to give in to threats and intimidation China is escalating its threats towards pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong as the movement is set to enter its 11th week.

Protesters shut down airport in Hong Kong and defy state repression

Protesters shut down airport in Hong Kong and defy state repression The mass movement has refused to leave the streets in defiance of the police, writes Sadie Robinson

First general strike in half a century deepens the revolt in Hong Kong

First general strike in half a century deepens the revolt in Hong Kong Demonstrators are trying to “foment revolution” in Hong Kong according to the city’s leader Carrie Lam.

Hong Kong protesters defy state’s violence

Hong Kong protesters defy state’s  violence Protesters fighting the extradition bill have been subjected to horiffic attacks

Fury after masked attack in Hong Kong

Fury after masked attack in Hong Kong Protesters in Hong Kong are furious after police failed to stop an attack on them at a train station

Unity, a general strike and organisation can strengthen the movement in Hong Kong

08 July 2019
Hong Kong revolutionary socialist Lam Chi Leung gives his view on what is the best way forward for the movement in Hong Kong

Trade and conflict at the G20 summit

02 July 2019
The G20 has become a venue for the struggle between the two giants of the global economy, the United States and China.

Defiant Hong Kong protests target the government and humiliate the authorities

02 July 2019
Protesters smashed into Hong Kong’s main government building, the Legislative Council, on Monday – and ramped up the crisis facing the country’s rulers.

Inside the protests rocking Hong Kong

25 June 2019
Hong Kong socialist Lam Chi Leung says the retreats by the government have not ended the protests sweeping the country and Sadie Robinson looks at the background to the revolt

Million take to streets in Hong Kong to stop law

11 June 2019
Protests erupted against a repressive new law proposed by the Chinese state

China 1989 - workers in revolt

27 May 2019
Thirty years ago demonstrators stood up to tanks in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Sadie Robinson looks at what the mass revolt of students and workers was all about

US trade war makes all rivalries sharper

14 May 2019
The trade war between the US and China ratcheted up a notch over the past week.

US is trying to slow down China’s rise

13 November 2018
Donald Trump has been blundering around Europe again, picking fights as he goes. But the relationship that really matters is between the US and China.

Trump ramps up trade wars to boost his flagging support

18 September 2018
Tensions between the US and China threatens workers—and exposes Donald Trump’s weakness, says Charlie Kimber

The global trade war hasn’t been resolved

31 July 2018
Last week the developing trade war between the three main economic blocs—the United States, the European Union (EU), and China—seemed to relent.

Theresa May’s visit to China shows the pressure she faces

06 February 2018
No one is likely to write an opera about Theresa May’s visit to China the way John Adams did about president Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing in 1972. Her stay in China was completely obscured by media stories about Tory divisions over Brexit.

China on collision course?

05 December 2017
China could be on the road to consolidating its rise into a world capitalist superpower. Dave Sewell looks at what its Belt and Road Initiative means for globalisation—and imperialism

Trump—horseman of imperialist apocalypse

05 September 2017
Two deeply unpleasant men are facing off over North Korea’s nuclear weapons. The world feels closer to the possibility of nuclear war than at any time for half a century.

Donald Trump’s showdown with North Korea risks disaster

04 September 2017
Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous

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