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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

Trump ramps up tensions in Asia

06 August 2017
Warmonger in chief Donald Trump is ramping up tensions in Asia with fresh sanctions against the North Korean dictatorship.

US and its allies rattle sabres in Korea row

25 April 2017
The US and South Korea held their “largest ever” annual joint military exercise last week. The Japanese navy is sending two destroyers to rendezvous with US warship Carl Vinson.

War threats flow from logic of imperialism

11 April 2017
The world has moved closer towards a deadly military catastrophe in the last week. It’s an utterly chilling prospect.

Struggles in China pay off everywhere

14 March 2017
Alex Callinicos writes on globalisation and how we can learn from struggles and victories around the world such as in China

John Pilger's film The Coming War On China exposes US brutality in Pacific Ocean

29 November 2016
Veteran left wing filmmaker John Pilger turns the tables on US scaremongering about Chinese military expansion by exposing the imperialist history of the US in the Asia-Pacific region.

China crisis - could island strife lead to world war?

26 July 2016
A recent dispute over islands in the South China Sea is a sign of how imperialist tensions between the US and China could set the region ablaze, writes Dave Sewell

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