05 May 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic represents a crisis that is simultaneously biological, economic, and political
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.
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.
04 February 2020
Panic around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has led to a rise in racist attacks against Chinese and East Asian people.
02 February 2020
Students fear a rise in racism after the first British cases of coronavirus infection were revealed to be from their university.
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.
24 January 2020
The spread of a virus in China worked the British rightwing press into a frenzy.
03 December 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the history of nationalism behind China’s racist horror
26 November 2019
Voters in Hong Kong delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections
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.
13 November 2019
Cops in Hong Kong say that protests are bringing the city to the “brink of total collapse”.
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
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
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.
03 September 2019
Defiant action by protesters has been met with increasing levels of brutality, writes Sadie Robinson
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.
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
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.
13 August 2019
The mass movement has refused to leave the streets in defiance of the police, writes Sadie Robinson
06 August 2019
Demonstrators are trying to “foment revolution” in Hong Kong according to the city’s leader Carrie Lam.