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China slowing down

摆在读者面前的这篇文章是第五国际的成员Peter Main写于两年多以前的一则时评,他结合中国和国际的经济社会背景对当时央行大幅提高贷款利率的措施进行了详细、全面、深刻的评述,并展望了中国的前景。这件事现在也许没人记得了,因为时隔两年,当时轰动一时的新闻早已成为了“旧闻”,假如有人站在今天的立场而高高在上地去评论当时事件的始末与之后发生的事,那是无聊的事后诸葛行为。 Read more...

China: Soros accused of "declaring war"

The vultures are beginning to circle around a weakening Chinese economy. Read more...

Indonesia 1965 - The road to a bloodbath

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Indonesian counter-revolution, we reproduce here an account of that period first published in 1998 after the downfall of President Suharto, who led that Read more...

China: Devaluation promoting global instability

Five weeks after the government intervened to prop up prices on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, share prices are still showing great volatility. Read more...

China: Free market not going according to plan

The volatility of the Chinese stock markets in the last week is symptomatic of the problems facing President Xi Jinping's economic strategy. Read more...

Hong Kong: Electoral “reform” law defeated in Legislative Council

In December, Hong Kong police cleared the street occupations which were protesting against proposed legislation that would effectively allow Beijing to veto candidates for the post of Chief Executive. Read more...

55 Days in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Two Systems, One Dictatorship

Hong Kong has not seen anything like it since the British authorities crushed demonstrations in 1967. Read more...