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Asia-Pacific

Strike wave in China - now build factory committees

Peter Main reports on important recent developments in the growing workers movement in China Read more...

Union-busting at Qantas

A bitter dispute between the Australian airline Qantas and its workforce over job cuts and outsourcing took a dramatic turn on 29 October when the company threw down the gauntlet and announced that it would ground all flights immediately and lock out all staff from 31 October. Read more...

Japan – natural and unnatural disasters

Recent events in Japan have shown how vulnerable we are to environmental disasters and how we have to prevent man made ones, writes Simon Hardy Read more...

Japan crisis: Smoke over Fukushima

Japan has been thrown into its worst crisis since the Second World War as an earthquake and Tsunami has devastated whole areas of the country. Now a crisis at a nuclear power station threatens to make what is already an appalling crisis even worse Read more...

毛泽东与中国革命

摘自《退化的革命》
中国共产党成为一个以农民和大规模游击队作为基础的领导阶级的历史始于1926年至1930年的那次中国无产阶级的历史性失败。1923至1924年间,迫于共产国际的代表们在1922年以来所施与的巨大压力,中国共产党以次要角色的身份加入了当时的执政党,国民党(KMT)。1926年3月20日,蒋介石在广东发动了政变,使得当时中国共产党的党中央受到影响。在共产党的协助下,蒋介石在政变中解除了其时由香港-广东罢工委员会控制的工人们的武装。 Read more...

Freedom of expression and opinion in Indonesia under attack

Leon Reiza reports on the growing threat of religious violence in Indonesia Read more...

Pembantaian di Indonesia pada 1965

Indonesia telah diperkirakan pada tahun 1950 untuk menjadi negara terkaya kelima di dunia dalam sumber daya alam, dan sudah lama menjadi target dari tekanan oleh imperialisme AS untuk menguasai kekayaan alam dan untuk memenangkan penguasa untuk menjadi bagian dari aliansi antikomunis di seluruh dunia yang didirikan Washington. (Washington’s worldwide anticommunist alliance) Ini adalah era serangkaian kudeta militer untuk menghasilkan “perubahan rezim” di negara-negara semi kolonial seperti Mossadegh di Iran telah diisolasi pada tahun 1953, Arbenz di Guatemala tahun 1954. Read more...

On the class character of China

What role does China play in the world today and what attitude should socialists have towards it? Read more...