In the course of 2018 the US launched an offensive against China on multiple fronts.
Less than a week following the election of Jair Bolsonaro, the new president-elect is wasting no time in pushing forward his extremist agenda.
The claim for the latest Tory Budget is that ‘austerity is coming to an end’, and has been dutifully echoed by the Tory press and the BBC.
In reality austerity policies will continue long into the future, extending the longest recorded fall in living standards in this country.
US growth during the present business cycle is the slowest in any business cycle since World War II.
This US propaganda claim of ‘strong growth’ is in fact the reverse of the facts. The reality is that far from US growth under Trump being ‘strong’ it is in fact the lowest under any US President since World War II!
Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil’s Presidential election in the final round. Bolsonaro has secured 55% of the vote, defeating the Workers Party candidate Fernando Haddad.