Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Online Discussion Series in September 2020: China and the Left – Critical Analysis & Grassroots Activism

This online discussion series brings together activists and researchers with a left-wing perspective in order to shed more light on China’s changed role in the world as well as on the social conflicts and mobilizations in the country. It tries to instigate more direct exchanges and solidarity at the grassroots level between overseas initiatives and social struggles and activists in China. Continue reading

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Interview on the Protest Movement in Hong Kong

This is an interview on the latest developments in Hong Kong, the protest movement, ‘Hong Kong identity,’ and more. The Italian version was published here. The interview was done by email with an activist who has been involved in social movements in Hong Kong for several years and has been part of the current movement from the start, with a left-wing standpoint and a critical view on some of the forms and aims of the movement. Continue reading

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Fuori controllo – il movimento ribelle di Hong Kong e la sinistra

Questo articolo è il risultato di discussioni avute di recente con manifestanti e attivisti di sinistra di Hong Kong. Continue reading

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Out of Control – Hong Kong’s Rebellious Movement and the Left

Ralf Ruckus wrote an article for the blog naoqingchu.org about the current movement in Hong Kong. It gives an overview of the escalated confrontation and argues that the broad ignorance of the global left is a mistake. Continue reading

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Außer Kontrolle – Hongkongs aufständische Bewegung und die Linke

Ralf Ruckus schrieb einen Beitrag für den Blog naoqingchu.org über die aktuelle Bewegung in Hongkong. Er gibt einen Überblick über die eskalierte Konfrontation und behauptet, dass das weitgehende Wegschauen der globalen Linken ein Fehler ist. Continue reading

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“I work beside my shit. I eat beside my shit.” – Impressions from the dockworkers strike in Hong Kong

Frido Wenten wrote this report in April 2013. As the Hong Kong dockworkers strike enters its third week, around 100 workers still camp outside the gates to Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT). 400 to 500 crane operators refuse to return to work, making them a 40 to 50 per cent majority amongst the contract workers at the docks. Continue reading

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