China: Trump’s trade war draws closer

English June 19, 2018 at 1:31 am 0 comments

The world has moved closer to a trade war on multiple fronts as Trump’s administration rolls out its aggressive ‘America First’ trade policies, taking aim at both close US allies and major rivals. On 1 June, the US implemented its long threatened tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 […]

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Malaysia: A ‘people tsunami’ boots out party in power for six decades

English May 14, 2018 at 3:39 am 0 comments

On the 9th of May, the country held its 14th general election which saw the humiliating defeat for one of the longest-serving ruling parties in the world – the BN (National Front). This outcome has gone against the predictions of almost all the international and local media who predicted that […]

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Malaysia’s sixty-year ruling party facing electoral defeat

English April 30, 2018 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

The 14th Malaysian general election – GE14 – is going ahead on May 9th. The ruling National Front (BN) government is expected to face intense competition from the main opposition coalition, Alliance for Hope (PH), similar to that staged in the last two general elections of 2008 and 2013. This […]

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English November 13, 2016 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Published On November 11, 2016 | By Bryan Watson | Socialist Alternative In Action The unthinkable has happened – Donald Trump has won.  Further, the Republicans have seized control of both chambers of congress. They are planning to unleash a storm of attacks against the most vulnerable in our society. […]

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Solidarity Statement for ‘Repeal the 8th’ from Malaysia

English October 5, 2016 at 6:34 am 0 comments

Repeal the 8th is a movement that demands the abolition of a constitution in Ireland which criminalize abortion. We in Malaysia support ‘repeal the 8th’ movement and wish to stand in solidarity with our sisters in Ireland. September 28 marks the international day of action to fight for the rights […]

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Book Review : My Side Of History By Chin Peng

English, Perspektif, Uncategorized September 19, 2016 at 3:28 am 0 comments

This book is important from a number of points of view. The author was the leader of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), which he joined as a 15-year old schoolboy, and which played an important role in two guerrilla struggles – in the Second World War and in the […]

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Scandal-ridden prime minister launches crackdown on dissent

English, Uncategorized July 14, 2016 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Opposition weak and divided Recently, the National Front (BN) government in Malaysia won comfortably in two by-elections and in a state election in Sarawak. This is in spite of the fact that the prime minister, Najib Razak, and his party, UMNO (United Malay National Organization – the dominant party in […]

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Iowa results reveal crisis of establishment politics – Sanders and Clinton tie

English February 5, 2016 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

“It’s too late for establishment politics, establishment economics!” Joshua Koritz, Socialist Alternative (CWI in the US) The results are in. Iowa Democrats and Republicans went to the caucuses yesterday and rejected the establishment’s picks. The Democratic caucuses were so close that neither candidate won a majority of the vote. The […]

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Workers strike at Contitech-IMAS factory

English February 5, 2016 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Solidarity campaign needed! Xekinima (CWI Greece) Reporters The IMAS factory, located in Volos, Greece, is owned by the German multination Continental / Contitech and produces conveyor belts and belt monitoring systems for mines (seehttp://www.contitech.de/pages/branchen/bergbau/bergbau_en.html). Continental’s main field is vehicle tires but its activity covers dozens of industrial products, mainly for […]

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World relations, economy and the class struggle

English February 5, 2016 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

There has been a profound change in the world situation and world relations since the CWI’s last World Congress in 2010 CWI International Secretariat The following is an edited version of a draft document on world perspectives, , that will be discussed at the January 2016 World Congress of the […]

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