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The Prague Spring of 1968—50 years since the uprising that fought Stalinism

14 August 2018
Czechoslovakia had been one of Stalinist Russia’s most economically advanced and politically reliable satellite states. Then, in 1968, the monolith suddenly cracked open. Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains what happened

Tony Cliff matters for socialists today

23 May 2017
Tony Cliff was born 100 years ago last weekend, on 20 May 1917. Brought up a Palestinian Jew, he came to Britain in 1946.

Tories dream of Chinese capitalism

20 October 2015
The tabloids marked the visit to Britain of Chinese president Xi Jinping with racist jokes. But David Cameron was declaring a new “golden age” as he rolled out the red carpet.

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

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