China clamps down on education capitalists

The Communist Party of China (CPC) have announced a groundbreaking overhaul of the country’s education-technology sector. The plan includes banning involved companies from raising capital, holding an initial public offering (IPO), or in any way profiting from the school curriculum. On top of this, companies that teach school subjects can no longer accept overseas investment or teach foreign curriculums. The wider industry, which has amassed a total value of $100 billion, has been “severely hijacked by capital” according to the party, subsequently disrupting “the nature of education as [a form of] welfare.”

Israeli-made software used to spy on journalists and politicians worldwide

The malware allows the perpetrator to infect mobile phones without the knowledge or consent of their user and can subsequently access the entirety of their data including their messages, phone calls, microphone, camera, location and more.

The social conformation of the productive forces: why does technology always end up working against us?

The technology that is built and designed for colonising humans and for exploiting our planet is not going to lead us to liberation. Instead, a Communist alternative to a humane and socialised use of technology must be offered.

Silicon Valley pulls the plug on Trump

Donald Trump has been permanently banned from social media platform Twitter last week following his supporters’ storming of capitol hill. The site stated that the ban was to halt the possibility of “further incitement of violence” from the president.

CP to host ‘Future of Work’ conference on 5 December 2020

What is the future for work and workers? As part of it’s Centenary calendar, the Communist Party is hosting an important conference with leading activists and researchers, to question these fundamental issues and discuss how activism can have an impact.