70th Anniversary of the CCP Regime:Perfect Dictatorship or Empire’s Afterglow? (Part One)

It is true that the Chinese overseas students from the upper and middle classes are predominately reactionary. Nevertheless, now more and more people migrate to Western countries in pursuit of freedom from fear. A considerable number of them have become the most severe critics of the CCP regime and you can hear their voices on Twitter or YouTube. Continue reading 70th Anniversary of the CCP Regime:Perfect Dictatorship or Empire’s Afterglow? (Part One)

法國航空業僱員工會聲援國泰員工反送中(英文版)

Sud Aerien expresses his full solidarity with Cathay Pacific workers threatened with being fired if they “support or participate in illegal protests”. From the news we get here in France, two ground workers have been sacked and one pilot has been removed. Continue reading 法國航空業僱員工會聲援國泰員工反送中(英文版)

Four Features of the Current Situation in Hong Kong

The fourth feature of the present situation is that it exposes all the multiple players who are participating in this game simultaneously. In addition to the Hong Kong people who are fighting against Beijing’s puppet, there is Britain, America, the European Union, the Hong Kong Government, the Liaison Office, all the mainland political and economic entities which have direct or indirect interests in Hong Kong, and the inimical factions at the top of the CCP. Continue reading Four Features of the Current Situation in Hong Kong

The Jasic Mobilisation: A High Tide for the Chinese Labour Movement?

This article first posted in Made in China Journal.

Au Loong Yu

 12 January 2019

In July this year, 89 workers at the Shenzhen Jasic Technology Co. Ltd demanded the right to set up a workplace union. In the past decade there has been an explosion of strikes in Shenzhen, and this dispute is one of the many where workers have demanded better working conditions, owed wages, unpaid social insurance, and severance pay. Yet, the Jasic case is unusual in that it was supported openly by a group of some 50 self-proclaimed Maoists and Marxist university students, along with a small group of older citizens. Coming from different parts of China, they organised themselves into a ‘Jasic Worker Support Group’ and descended on Jasic to stand in solidarity with the workers who were battling the police. Continue reading The Jasic Mobilisation: A High Tide for the Chinese Labour Movement?