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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...

Pakistan: Workers force government retreat on privatisation

After eight days of all-out strike action, during which two workers were killed, another is still struggling for his life and dozens were seriously injured, the workers of Pakistan International Airli Read more...

Brutal Killings: Call for International Solidarity with the Pakistan Airlines Strikers

On Tuesday, February 2, two Pakistan International Airline workers were killed, and at least 28 others injured, when paramilitary security forces opened fire on them without warning near the main entr Read more...

China: Soros accused of "declaring war"

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

Portugal: Cavaco Silva and the true values of EU democracy

The elections of October 4 in Portugal led to another pro-austerity government in southern Europe losing its majority, following Greece at the beginning of this year. Read more...

UK: Xi Jinping hails a “visionary and strategic choice”

The British government promised to roll out the “reddest of red carpets” in honour of the arrival of President Xi Jinping of China for a four day state visit. 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...