Left-Wing Politics

Unionists recognise mistakes during 'anti-British struggle'

Leaders of the pro-Beijing trade union that played a crucial part in the 1967 disturbances may insist the incident was an anti-British struggle that helped push the government to care for the underprivileged and the working class.

Saturday, 5 May, 2007, 12:00am

Defectors prove a key factor in Manila rebel war

If Philippines presidential spokesman Rigoberto Tiglao is looking over his shoulder whenever he goes out, the caution is understandable.

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has put Mr Tiglao in charge of the propaganda war against communist rebels whom the United States recently labelled as terrorists.

13 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Maoist pen confronts liberal sword

REMNANT Maoists in Beijing are preparing for a showdown with the publication of a book of articles 'attacked' by liberals.

Beijing sources said conservatives had put together about 100 articles in the book, to be published next month, making it the most comprehensive set of leftist articles to date.

26 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Maoists told to halt attacks on reform

President Jiang Zemin has asked the party's leftists, or remnant Maoists, to stop making open attacks on reform.

Beijing sources said yesterday the message was conveyed to the leftists by several party elders including Bo Yibo.

6 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Maoism attacked by intellectuals

FREE-THINKING intellectuals in Beijing have defied the censors by preparing a series of new books on countering ''leftism'', or remnant Maoism.

Once-dormant liberal scholars and writers have also held unofficial conferences to discuss political reform and other sensitive topics.

8 Feb 1993 - 12:00am