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23 March 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Rape, women and victim blaming; McDonnell boosts Blairite mayor; healthcare insurance headache; errors of the pro-EU left; global economy gripes.
3 February 2016
Every year the global capitalist elite meet at the World Economic Forum held at Davos. This year, the prevailing mood was anxiety, the keynote pessimism. They fear the world economy is heading for a storm.
3 February 2016
Building of working class left opposition urgent: Shinzo Abe recently became the longest serving Japanese prime minister in nearly four decades. His Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) government has regained its lead position in the opinion polls.
20 January 2016
Global financial markets started 2016 with a bang! A reprise of last summer's chaotic falls on China's stock markets triggered panic selling of shares, commodities and currencies around the world
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
21 October 2015
A stuttering world economy has jeopardised steel making in the UK. But workers do not have to accept the inevitability of closures and job losses
21 October 2015
Redcar steel plant to close after a century of production, raw material prices collapsing, China's economy slowing, the ongoing euro crisis...
14 October 2015
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Tories want us to 'work like Chinese', Royals have flight paths redirected away from their home, yuppie cafe mocks the poor.
2 September 2015
The contraction of the Chinese stock exchange has sparked justified fears that the world economy could be in for a repetition at a certain stage of a crisis with similar effects to the 2007/2008 catastrophe
25 August 2015
More than $5 trillion has been wiped off global stock markets in the two weeks since the Chinese devaluation
5 August 2015
Can a future nuclear conflict be avoided?: Seventy years ago, on 6 August 1945, a single bomb dropped by a US bomber on the Japanese city of Hiroshima killed between 90,000 and 166,000 men, women and children.
5 August 2015
China's stock market crash has shaken the image of a 'strong' regime.
24 June 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world.
30 April 2015
This year marks the 125th International Workers' Day, or 'May Day'. The original call for workers' demonstrations around the world on 1 May was made in July 1889 at the International Socialist Workers Congress in Paris
15 April 2015
Five feminist activists who were arrested last month by the Chinese authorities have been released after a global movement involving many CWI sections
26 November 2014
David Cameron seems to have woken up to the problems facing the world economy when he said "red warning lights are once again flashing on the dashboard"
29 October 2014
"We're the fastest guns in the West - and still losing the living standards battle", was how Stephanie Flanders summed up Britain's economy.
6 August 2014
Working class must and will play decisive role: Extracts from a keynote speech at the 2014 CWI summer school by Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party, on world relations and the perspectives for capitalism and the world workers' struggle
11 June 2014
Counter-revolution crushes democracy movement: On 3 to 4 June 1989, Deng Xiaoping and other aged leaders of China's so-called 'communist' party, ordered 200,000 troops to crush a two-month long movement of workers and students against bureaucratic rule and for workers' democracy
23 April 2014
Workers at six out of ten factories in Dongguan, China, owned by Taiwanese multinational Yue Yuen have taken strike action after discovering the company has not been paying legally required levels of social security and housing contributions, writes chinaworker.info reporters.
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