PROLETARIAN HISTORY: China Celebrates First May Day in 1920

By Leslie Kovner. Version en español. In 1920, early Chinese communists organized rallies and marches to celebrate International Workers’ Day across the country, foreshadowing the mighty revolutionary storm that would soon sweep across the oppressed nation. For decades, famine, warlords, instability, and corruption had weighed heavily on the backs of the Chinese people. The moment of inspiration from the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1912 … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: China Celebrates First May Day in 1920

LOS ANGELES: FBI Investigation Exposes Chinese Imperialism’s Hand in City Council Corruption

By Ulrike Salazar A federal investigation into the Los Angeles City Council has exposed collusion between Chinese developers and public officials and further corroborated the critical role nonprofits play in gentrification. The ongoing investigation goes far beyond 14th District City Councilmember José Huizar, whose house was raided first by federal agents on November 7, 2018. Other city council members, their aids, and their families are all … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: FBI Investigation Exposes Chinese Imperialism’s Hand in City Council Corruption