Archive for August, 2015

World economy: China crisis triggers panic on global markets

World economy: China crisis triggers panic on global markets

More than $5 trillion wiped off global stock markets in two weeks since Chinese devaluation “Black Monday” exclaimed China’s official news agency Xinhua as China’s stock market slumped 8.5 percent on 24 August. This triggered the sharpest falls on world stock markets since the 2008 financial crisis on growing fears of a China-led global recession. […]

Posted in: China, Economy, International
Reflections on the Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland
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Reflections on the Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland

The Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland, Ohio July 24-26 took place at a crucial junction in the struggle against police violence in communities of color nationally, and in a period of crisis for U. S. capitalism whose fate is tied to institutional racism. Historical Memory Revisited This type of gathering is not new […]

Posted in: International, Racism, US
New Left Formations and Parties

New Left Formations and Parties

CWI School 2015: Report of discussion on New Workers’ Parties, Left Populism and the ideas and program of PODEMOS, SYRIZA Danny Byrne from the CWI introduced the session on New Workers’ Parties, Left Populism and the CWI, including the ideas and program of SYRIZA and Podemos. Danny made the point that the CWI had been […]