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Hong Kong: An Undeterred Struggle For Democratic Rights!

            An important process of struggle has arisen in Hong Kong against the so-called “Extradition Law” proposed by the Beijing-dependent authorities. “The controversial bill will allow suspects of criminal offences, like murder and rape, to be extradited to continental China and other countries to be judged.“ The bill was...

The housing bubble of China begins to deflate

One of the main economic activities on which was based the investment plan of the Chinese Government to avoid the deepening of the crisis of 2007/2008 and allowing the maintenance of the pace of growth was the construction industry. In 2008/2009, the government invested into the economy US$586 billion,...

Chinese government plans to fire 2 million workers

The Prime Minister of China, Li Keqiang, announced the government intention to drastically reduce the production of steel and coal by state owned enterprises at the end of the annual full meeting of the National People’s Congress. The decision was not taken by the legislature, but by the dictatorship...

Congress of the CPC is unable to come up with solutions within the boundaries of the regime

The XVIII Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) was held between 8 and 14 November of last year and, as we had stated, it brought no news. They approved the report with the analysis of the 5-year period since the previous congress, presented by the Secretary...

Occupation in Hong Kong is reduced, but impasse continues

The occupation of downtown Hong Kong is drastically reduced and the opening of negotiations with the government remains uncertain. After the increase of popular participation in the last weekend (October, 4 and 5) which reached about 200 thousand people at peak times, the occupation of Hong Kong central areas...

A study on the Chinese working class

The main objective of this material is to analyze what happened with the great wave of strikes that swept through China between 2014 and 2016, the current situation of the class struggle in that country, and the course followed by activists and independent trade unions who drove that wave....

China Communist Party’s Congress – The Fix Is In, but….

After nearly a year when the planning for the country command succession was disturbed by an extraordinary string of scandals, the party leaders finally have announced the date of November 8th forthe opening of the 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CCP). The scandals involved Bo...

Capitalist super-exploitation: The ‘secret’ of the Chinese success

The recent workers’ conflicts at Honda and Foxconn show the secret of the “Chinese miracle”. The result of the return of capitalism in China is that, behind the country’s economic growth rates, there is a huge degradation of working conditions. Most Chinese workers survive with low wages and without basic rights. There...

The Youth in Hong Kong challenge the Chinese dictatorship

University students boycott classes for a week and occupy the streets of the financial center (known as Central) of Hong Kong to demand democratic elections in 2017. Hong Kong, a Chinese "protectorate", lives days of tension and a lot of demonstrations since a group of pro-democracy activists launched the...

25 years after the Tiannamen massacre

In the late 1980s China lived a sprint in the capitalist market reforms that the Stalinist party, led by Deng Xiaoping, carried forward from 1979 .  The right to strike had been removed; the power of the managers of state owned enterprises had been extraordinarily strengthened; the creation of...

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