Asia & the Pacific

This system is sick

The COVID-19 crisis is shedding a glaring light on the contradictions and failures of capitalism. Millions of lives are at…

October 19, 2020

After 55 years of repression Indonesian workers, youth take to streets

Thousands of workers and students marched and rallied in Indonesia on Oct. 7 to protest a new antilabor law.  “Labor…

October 15, 2020

Ren Zhiqiang was not arrested for ‘anti-communism’

When influential, former property executive Ren Zhiqiang was given an 18-year sentence in China, the Western media were quick to…

October 2, 2020

U.S. plays paper tiger in tech cold war against TikTok

TikTok, the wildly popular social media app owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, has become one of the primary battlefields…

September 21, 2020

Global Days of Rage for Jennifer Laude and all victims of U.S. military aggression!

The following is adapted from a Sept. 11 announcement by GABRIELA Alliance of Filipino Women.  The month of September marks…

September 14, 2020

India: Aftermath of racist, anti-immigrant laws’ implementation

The Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens have increased tension and hostility among various communities in India. In…

September 2, 2020

What’s behind the U.S. ban on TikTok?

With more than 100 million monthly users in the U.S., nearly 70% of whom are ages 13-24, TikTok has quickly…

September 2, 2020

On socialist Vietnam’s response to COVID-19

By Dr. Ngo Thanh Nhan and Merle Ratner This slightly edited co-written article was presented as a talk by Dr.…

August 27, 2020

How China won the COVID-19 fight and what this means for the world

By Lee Siu Hin  李小轩 This Aug. 15, the city of Wuhan in China -- the first city to report…

August 25, 2020

Perspectiva de revolucionaria sur asiática sobre Kamala Harris

El presunto candidato presidencial demócrata Joe Biden anunció el 11 de agosto que la senadora de California Kamala Devi Harris,…

August 24, 2020