The Left must oppose the US cold war on China – not sit on the fence
Fiona Edwards writes: The US ruling class is ramping up its belligerence towards China. This new cold war threatens not just China but all of humanity. It is vital that the Western left grasps the enormous stakes involved in ensuring the total defeat of US’s new cold war and discards any temptation to take a neutral position on this massive life-and-death issue. US imperialism is desperate to contain the rise of China, retard the country’s economic development and maintain the US’s domination of world affairs. The Covid-19 pandemic is greatly accelerating the relative economic decline of the US vis-a-vis China,…
China & US Power
Tony Norfield looks at China-US power relations and examines whether the US can stop China’s rise. This was first published on Tony’s Economics of Imperialism blog.
Rebellion is the Gateway to Our Future
Rampant editorial collective statement PostedJune 1, 2020 If police brutality, the pandemic, and impending economic depression robbed us all of a future, this rebellion is the beginning of our collective struggle to take it back. We are in the middle of the most powerful upsurge of nationwide urban rebellions since the 1960s. This rebellion is a long time coming. While the future is uncertain, it is clear that a tremendous force was unlocked by the demonstrators who faced off against the police in every major American city this weekend. The nation has followed the example of those in Minneapolis who…
The US is going after Iran with the gusto of a rabid dog that hasn’t eaten in days
Together against Trump: why we must take control of the streets on his UK state visit
Has US gangster-in-chief Trump publicly set up Ilhan Omar for assassination?
Tom Waits releases anti-fascist record: Bella Ciao (Goodbye Beautiful)
Trump, Brexit and Tory Mayhem: is this a crucial turning point in British politics?
Why you should join the carnival of resistance against Trump’s UK visit on 13 July
Now it’s serious: Why the demonstration against Trump’s UK visit on 13 July matters
How Statue of Liberty’s burka gives lie to Trump’s anti-Muslim policies
What would Martin Luther King say about President Trump bombing seven countries?
‘A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.’
Waiting for the Barbarian Trump while stopping Britain’s shameful treatment of migrants
You don’t need a telescope to find a ‘shithole country’
Let the blood flow, the leaders of the shithole country said. The blood of brown and black people does not matter.
The truth can no longer be avoided or sugarcoated: we have a racist in the White House
There’s nothing rare about Donald Trump’s latest “shithole countries” comment: the US president has a decades long history of racism