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Coronavirus shows capitalism is sick

Coronavirus shows capitalism is sick 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

Letters—Media racism exposed in coverage of coronavirus 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

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

Britain in firing line of US-EU trade war 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

Lockdown and panic won’t stop spread of virus in China The spread of a virus in China worked the British rightwing press into a frenzy.

Why does China persecute the Uyghur Muslims?

Why does China persecute the Uyghur Muslims? 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.

Protests and strikes in Hong Kong as cops ramp up violence

03 September 2019
Defiant action by protesters has been met with increasing levels of brutality, writes Sadie Robinson

Why the world isn’t populists v centrists

27 August 2019
World leaders are supposed to present a united face at the annual G7 summit of powerful countries. But for the second year running, Donald Trump made sure their rivalries were on show for all to see.

London marchers show solidarity with Hong Kong protests

17 August 2019
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

16 August 2019
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

13 August 2019
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

06 August 2019
Demonstrators are trying to “foment revolution” in Hong Kong according to the city’s leader Carrie Lam.

Hong Kong protesters defy state’s violence

30 July 2019
Protesters fighting the extradition bill have been subjected to horiffic attacks

Fury after masked attack in Hong Kong

23 July 2019
Protesters in Hong Kong are furious after police failed to stop an attack on them at a train station

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