It has been one year since the repressive Security Law was enacted in Hong Kong. Lam Chi Leung, an activist based in Hong Kong, explains how the situation has changed. continue reading at https://marx21us.org/?p=2266
Coronavirus, global capitalism, and the state
Sean Cumming explores how governments have responded to the pandemic, explaining how states’ strategies reflect their place in the global capitalist system of production, and argues that keeping people safe from pandemics like Covid-19 can only be prioritized in a system that puts people and our environment before profit.
Anti-Muslim pogroms break out in India’s capital
Rebecca Gilson reports on the wave of racist violence against Muslims in India facilitated by the right wing Hindu nationalist government of Narendra Modi, as well as the inspiring anti-racist resistance that students and workers are leading. Last month deadly violence broke out in Delhi, India when peaceful protesters, most of them Muslim, were set… Continue reading Anti-Muslim pogroms break out in India’s capital
Interview • The Struggle in Hong Kong with Kevin Lin
In October of 2019, Marx21 talked with Kevin Lin, a labor activist and researcher on China, about the recent background and prospects of the immense ongoing movement in Hong Kong. Part of our World in Revolt 2019 series. After four months of enormous protests, can the state continue to sit this out? Are they just… Continue reading Interview • The Struggle in Hong Kong with Kevin Lin