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Imperial boundaries are being redefined in South East Asia

12 May 2015
China’s ability to exert its influence in neighbouring countries shows the limitations of US imperialism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Reports round-up

03 March 2015
Short news stories on pay strikes by Met office workers, campaigning against blacklisting on Crossrail, Freedom Riders protest, day school on workers' resistance in China and solidarity campaigns with Palestine.

International round-up

04 November 2014
Beijing set for Hong Kong demo | Putin calls talks after election | Podemos tops poll in Spain

Hong Kong protests - lighting the fuse?

07 October 2014
The movement in Hong Kong has the potential to light the tinder box in China. Sally Kincaid looks at its relationship to mainland China and what this crisis could mean for its rulers

Protests in Britain support Hong Kong demonstrations

02 October 2014
More than 1,500 people protested outside the Chinese Embassy in central London yesterday, Wednesday, as part of a day of global solidarity with the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. Another 500 protested in Manchester.

Pro-democracy protests spread across Hong Kong as unions threaten strikes

30 September 2014
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters remained on the streets of Hong Kong as Socialist Worker went to press.

Thousands protest against repression in Hong Kong

23 September 2014
Thousands of university and college students in Hong Kong started a week long boycott of classes this week.

International round-up

08 July 2014
Metal workers' strike shakes South Africa | Maliki hangs on but Iraq may split | Massive march in Hong Kong | Former French president Sarkozy arrested

Claims of economic recovery and China's growth don't live up to hype

06 May 2014
Much recent economic news around the world is best described as smoke and mirrors. It’s true that there is some real evidence that advanced economies are starting to recover from the Great Recession of 2008-09. 

International round-up

29 April 2014
British planes add to Ukraine sabre rattling | Shoe strike hits China’s bosses | Peasants blockade Colombian roads | May Day general strike in Greece

Chinese factory workers strike

15 April 2014
Over 10,000 workers at China’s massive shoe factories in Dongguan in the Guangdong province walked out on strike last Monday.

Tiananmen Square: Another China is possible

15 April 2014
The protests in Tiananmen Square that began 25 years ago this week showed the possibility of real socialism emerging in China, writes Dave Sewell

Letters

01 April 2014
Support protests in Taiwan, criminals, Scottish independence and a request for books

David Cameron's chums in China

03 December 2013
100 toffs and bosses joined David Cameron on his trip to China

Iran deal could let US focus on China

26 November 2013
It’s an open question whether or not the deal struck last weekend in Geneva between Iran and the United States, alongside five other “world powers”, will stick, writes Alex Callinicos

Will China abandon its state capitalism?

12 November 2013
The paralysis in Washington is turning more eyes towards Beijing. Often this reflects quite exaggerated expectations about China’s emergence as a new superpower on the verge of displacing the United States. 

What George Osborne's visit to China tells us about Britain's economy

22 October 2013
The British business delegation to China headed by George Osborne and Boris Johnson was more interesting than these things usually are. Chinese people still have bitter memories of imperial arrogance during the colonial era. So, if they noticed the visit at all, they must have been amused by Britain hustling for Chinese custom.

China crackdown on Tibet protest

15 October 2013
Chinese security forces injured at least 60 people when they opened fire on a Tibetan separatist demonstration in Dathang last week. 

The US’s ‘strategic pivot’ to the Pacific

21 March 2013
Alex Callinicos considers the options for US imperialism on the tenth anniversary of its invasion of Iraq

Foxconn strikers march in China

15 January 2013
Over 1,000 workers struck last week over working conditions at a Foxconn plant in China.

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