Chinese Communist Party
From Revolution to Capitalist Restoration: 100 Years of the Chinese Communist Party
This July marked the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party. A hundred years on, the CCP bureaucracy today is a far cry from the revolutionary workers’ party born out of the aspirations of international socialist revolution.
Sou MiAugust 5, 2021
Coronavirus Takes Toll on China’s Poor
Living under a largely privatized health care system, a repressive regime, and rampant inequalities, China’s workers, peasants, and popular classes are now facing both the coronavirus and state repression.
Philippe AlcoyFebruary 7, 2020
Campaign for the Release of Student-worker Activists in China Takes off
In recent years, the Chinese government has ramped up repression against union activists and students organizing in universities. The last episode has been the arrest in May of this year of 29 activists demanding the right to form a union at the Jasic Technology factory in Shenzhen.
Left VoiceNovember 13, 2018
The Ansteel Strike in Guangzhou and Continued Attempts by the Chinese State to Crack Down on Labor
In a year which has seen much labor militancy, a labor strike at a Guangzhou steel factory involving reportedly more than 2,000 workers has captured much attention. The strike lasted seven days, with some partial victories. Workers were demonstrating against pay cuts, lay-offs, and the introduction of a performance-based payment system.
Brian HioeMarch 7, 2016