If anything, Brisbane has long-mirrored the broader Queensland rebellious streak when it comes to politics.
Pondering a shift in strategy on Taiwan? Possibly not.
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Biden’s suggestion that the US is prepared to intervene militarily if Taiwan was invaded was quickly walked back by White House officials.
Ghana is a popular destination for Chinese migrants.
Opportunities for social mobility, rather than simply economic incentives, have generated emigration from China to countries like Ghana.
The Games are a potent political symbol of the Chinese state’s ambitions and authority.
It’s not clear exactly how many people believe or follow QAnon.
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A pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong holds a photo of Zhang Zhan, a citizen journalist sentenced to four years in China for her reporting on the Wuhan COVID outbreak.
The stakes are high for China as WHO teams arrive to investigate the origins of the coronavirus. Beijing has presented a success story to the world — and will not accept any criticism.
China’s attacks on Australia may seem over the top, but they are meant to achieve specific goals — playing to a nationalist domestic audience and making an example of Australia to the world.
Kamala Harris, a U.S. senator from California, endorsed Joe Biden for president in March. Now she is his vice presidential nominee.
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Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden’s pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.
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China’s leader is facing one of the greatest challenges of his presidency. But the extent of China’s controls almost rule out monumental change – or Xi taking accountability for his mistakes.
The Chinese government is accused of reacting too slowly to the health crisis and silencing its critics. Now, the public is angry and wants party leaders to be held accountable.
Liu denies having ties to the Chinese Communist Party, but she is closely connected with a number of United Front organisations in Australia.
With serious questions being raised about Liu’s possible links to United Front organisations in Australia, a dark cloud could continue to hang over both her and the Liberal Party.
According to the ABC, newly elected MP Gladys Liu is tied to an organisation that’s part of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front, which exerts influence among the Chinese diaspora.
United Front’s mission is to unite those who can help the Communist Party achieve its goals and neutralise its critics. This includes many influential members of the Chinese diaspora.
Raya Dunayevskaya believed “Marxism is a theory of liberation or it is nothing.”
The book, Marxism and Freedom was written in 1958. Yet, it remains relevant today.
Xi Jinping affirmed that, within a few decades, China would become a prosperous modern socialist society and the world’s most important country.
The most important political event of 2017, the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress, has concluded. And while there was much to digest, one image above all stands out: Xi Jinping’s political dominance…
Chinese President Xi Jinping presides over the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress.
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China’s surplus of unmarriageable men poses a stark dilemma for Xi and other leaders as they set the country’s economic course for the next five years.
This display of Chinese characters represents the Chinese leadership’s ‘Five Major Development Concepts’ ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.
No-one knows quite how things will play out, but most likely Xi will bend the norms of the party to allow him to place enough supporters in key posts without completely upending the system.
Indonesia’s Communist Party had been part of the national political fabric since the 1920s and had contributed both major leaders and influential ideas to the nationalist movement.
The killing of six army generals on October 1, 1965, became a pretext to destroy Indonesia’s communist party.
South African Communist Party general secretary and South Africa’s higher education minister Blade Nzimande addresses the party’s 3rd special congress in Soweto in June.
The SACP is the oldest communist party in Africa, formed in 1921. It is one of only 20 parties which survived the anti-communist purge post independence. Its membership went through cycles over years.
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President Xi Jinping has a PhD in Marxism and recently directed more resources to the study of the works of Marx and Mao Zedong.
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