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China: Xi Jinping preparing for stormy weather

The headline news from China is that the plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist party, which met last week, adopted a resolution on the history of the party in which Xi Jinp Read more...

What's the Chinese for "Lehman"?

Well, there's no exact translation, but perhaps a close equivalent might be "Evergrande". Read more...

China: The centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (2)

In the aftermath of Chiang's March 20 coup, the leadership of the CCP hesitated to take any action, waiting for a response from Moscow to this hostile act from the GMD leader most closely courted by t Read more...

China: The centenary of the Communist Party

July 1st is the date chosen by the Chinese Communist party to celebrate the centenary of its founding. Read more...

Myanmar: Tatmadaw escalate the killings

The Tatmadaw, the mass murderers who rule Myanmar, are escalating the death toll on their own people. Read more...

Myanmar: Resistance to coup continues, solidarity with workers and youth

March has witnessed a steep escalation of repression by Myanmar’s military – the Tatmadaw - against completely peaceful and unarmed demonstrators. Read more...

General strike and giant demonstrations rock Myanmar’s military

Vast crowds have packed the streets of the cities of Myanmar (Burma) in the largest day of protests thus far against the February 1 takeover by the corrupt and brutal Tatmadaw, the country’s armed for Read more...

The military coup in Myanmar – from resistance to revolution

For several days now, demonstrations numbering hundreds of thousands have filled the streets of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, its second city, Mandalay, the capital, Naypyidaw, and many other cities Read more...

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