Coronavirus and the Chinese Economy

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the Chinese economy hard, with setbacks in key indicators not seen for decades. What will happen in the coming months? How does this current reality and its dynamics impact world economy? By Alejandro Iturbe    Mar/31/2020 Recently, a BBC article reported: “China's National Bureau of Statistics...

Supreme Court rules again that homosexuality is illegal

In making homosexuality illegal in India once again, the Supreme Court is playing a most regressive and reactionary role. We fully and unconditionally condemn the law in place i.e. Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code and call for its immediate repeal. The LGBT rights movement has been building...

Japanese police harass and assault Zengakuren student activists

The Zengakuren students' activist group, in Japan, suffered prsecutions and attacks by the police after a 2 days rally organized in Tokyo, on September 1-2. We reproduce here an article by William Andrews explaining the situation and where it comes from. Although we do not have direct link with them, we do defend...

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,...

The Indian Situation

We are publishing an article of Adhiraj Bose, from the group New WAVE. In the present world situation when India, one of the most populous countries is taking an increasing role in the world economy we think it is very important to our readers follow the situation in...

Celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle turned violent 

By Niteen Sampat Ghodke. Here's a brief history of the Koregaon Bhima battle that will help you understand this: The Battle of Koregaon (Bhima Koregaon battle) was fought between the British East India Company and the Peshwa's army at Koregaon Bhima on January 1, 1818. Legend has it that about 500 Mahar...

Ten Thousand-Strong March Under Repression In Hong Kong

Ten thousand Chinese took part in the traditional New Year's march in Hong Kong, in defense of autonomy and democratic freedoms which are both under constant threat from the Beijing authorities. By Wilson Ribeiro – São Paulo, Brazil.   This year the main demand is against the permanent allocation of officers from...

China announces its entry to the club of countries in crisis

The instability of China's major stock exchanges (Shanghai and Shenzhen) seems to have no end. After the fall of 32% in just 17 ​​days in June and July, August 24 was marked as the biggest drop of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (8.5%) in one day since 2007, when...

All out Support to the Bandh! Down with this Capitalist Government!

End the divestment! Stop this FDI! End the Price Hikes!! For whom are these reforms? The government of the Congress has again begun its old capitalist tricks. Winning the presidential elections has given it the confidence to restart its reactionary programme of attacking the workers and poor peasants and petty bourgeois. The first major attack has already be fallen us in the form...

On the Caste Question in India

An introduction to the caste system   One of the fundamental characteristics of Hindu society is the presence of castes. What the role of the caste is has been a question of much debate among scholars and activists alike. It is unquestionable, that this social system is at least several millennia-old...

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