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Korean War showed up imperialist barbarism

Korean War showed up imperialist barbarism 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

Mass demonstrations defy draconian new laws in Hong Kong 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

India-China battles warn of rising tension High in the barren mountains of Ladakh, just downwind from the Himalayas, a seemingly bizarre series of fights took place last week.

Hong Kong’s National Security Law triggers new mass mobilisation

Hong Kong’s National Security Law triggers new mass mobilisation 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

Fresh protests erupt in Hong Kong 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.

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war

28 January 2020
China and the United States have agreed to a truce in the trade war they have been waging for the past two years. What is supposed to be “phase one” of a larger trade deal was signed in Washington last week.

Lockdown and panic won’t stop spread of virus in China

24 January 2020
The spread of a virus in China worked the British rightwing press into a frenzy.

Why does China persecute the Uyghur Muslims?

03 December 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the history of nationalism behind China’s racist horror

Hong Kong voters back democracy

26 November 2019
Voters in Hong Kong delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections

Brutal Hong Kong police target university in drive to crush pro-democracy movement

18 November 2019
Huge battles were taking place in Hong Kong as Socialist Worker went to press, as the authorities escalated their repression of pro-democracy protests.

Angry Hong Kong protests push authorities ‘to the brink’

13 November 2019
Cops in Hong Kong say that protests are bringing the city to the “brink of total collapse”.

1949 — Mao & the Chinese revolution

24 September 2019
Seventy years ago revolution in China threw off the rule of landlords and struck a blow to Western imperialism. But it wasn’t a socialist revolution, and its aims were not to put people in power, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Hong Kong - the battle continues for democracy, and much more

10 September 2019
The authorities have said they will retreat over the bill that sparked resistance. But having sensed their power demonstrators are now demanding further change, writes Sadie Robinson

Concession will not stop movement in Hong Kong

04 September 2019
A mass pro-democracy movement forced Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam to grant a major concession on Wednesday. But many protesters are vowing to continue their struggle until all of their demands are met.

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