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Lessons of Hong Kong resistance

Lessons of Hong Kong resistance It has been one year since the repressive Security Law was enacted in Hong Kong. Lam Chi Leung, an activist based in Hong Kong, explains how the situation has changed.

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

China’s champions of state capitalism

China’s champions of state capitalism Zheng Zeguang, the Chinese ambassador to Britain, recently tweeted a picture of him visiting Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate, London.

Biden tries to pull Russia into his battle with China

Biden tries to pull Russia into his battle with China Presidents Putin and Biden met last week for a summit. Socialist Worker investigates what the outcome means for imperialism

Is there a ‘new cold war’ between the US and China?

Is there a ‘new cold war’ between the US and China? As US president Joe Biden goes on a mission to turn the West against China, Nick Clark investigates the competition between the capitalist states

Myanmar is fought over by imperialists

Myanmar is fought over by imperialists The neoliberal imperialists who have returned to office in Washington with Joe Biden are finding the world has become more complicated since they left with Barack Obama four years ago.

Hong Kong protest movement leaders face jail

23 November 2020
Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam could be imprisoned for five years

Hypocrisy from the top over China's oppressed Uyghur minority

21 July 2020
British politicians have suddenly discovered they’re passionate defenders of human rights again.

Huawei ban is about West’s tech control

20 July 2020
The Tories last week announced the removal of Chinese technology firm Huawei from Britain’s new 5G network

Korean War showed up imperialist barbarism

05 July 2020
The ‘forgotten war’ that began 70 years ago wrecked a country so that big powers could grab more influence, writes Sophie Squire

Mass demonstrations defy draconian new laws in Hong Kong

02 July 2020
Thousands of demonstrators defied the new law and a police ban on protests by chanting pro-independence slogans and waving independence flags

India-China battles warn of rising tension

22 June 2020
High in the barren mountains of Ladakh, just downwind from the Himalayas, a seemingly bizarre series of fights took place last week.

Virus tears through poorer countries as fears of a ‘second wave’ grip China

16 June 2020
The global coronavirus crisis is far from over.

Hong Kong’s National Security Law triggers new mass mobilisation

02 June 2020
A continuous week of demonstrations shows the bravery of the people, youth and students. But some of the demonstrators also had limitations.

Fresh protests erupt in Hong Kong

25 May 2020
Mass protests have erupted in Hong Kong against a plan by the Chinese government to impose a new security law.

Imperialist rivalries heighten the crisis

05 May 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic represents a crisis that is simultaneously biological, economic, and political

Bosses’ virus fears are only for profits

09 March 2020
“New data paint grim picture of coronavirus fallout,” read a headline in the Financial Times newspaper last week. My heart sank when I saw it. But when I anxiously scanned the article, it wasn’t about the spread of the coronavirus or the deaths it is causing.

Coronavirus shows capitalism is sick

18 February 2020
It is still too early to say how serious an epidemic Covid?19—as the latest coronavirus outbreak is now known—will prove to be.

Letters—Media racism exposed in coverage of coronavirus

04 February 2020
Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.

York students say they won’t be divided by coronavirus fears

02 February 2020
 Students fear a rise in racism after the first British cases of coronavirus infection were revealed to be from their university.

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