In defence of China

14th May 2014 Socialist Action 0

The following article by Jude Woodward, examining the new cold war the USA is whipping up against China, originally appeared on her New Cold War blog.

The United States has launched a confrontation with China that it is attempting to project as of Cold War dimensions. Its clear aim is to isolate China diplomatically and politically, threaten it militarily, force it to divert investment from the productive economy to military spending, exclude it from world markets and label it a ‘pariah’ state.

Lutfur Rahman – standing up for Tower Hamlets

12th May 2014 Socialist Action 0

By Andrew Williams

The Mayoral election in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets on 22 May is of national significance because of the concerted campaign to unseat Britain’s first and only Muslim directly elected Mayor. Lutfur Rahman is also the first and only Black directly elected Mayor. In the context of the current intensive media and political campaigns against Muslims and migrants, this is the most high profile fight defending diversity in British politics.

How to fight UKIP

8th May 2014 Socialist Action 0

By Jo Mullins

UKIP and its politics are dominating the forthcoming European and local elections. In part this reflects the coverage of the mainstream media who have assiduously promoted its racist agenda. But it also reflects the unwillingness of the main parties to challenge UKIP politically. In politics whoever sets the agenda wins.

Solidarity with Gerry Adams

3rd May 2014 Socialist Action 0

The arrest and detention of Gerry Adams three weeks before the Local Government and EU elections is a deliberate political intervention into those elections by those in the PSNI hostile to the peace process and hoping to damage Sinn Féin’s rising support across the whole the Ireland.

Sinn Féin’s statements since Gerry Adams’ arrest (which can be found here) are reproduced below:

In defence of China

2nd May 2014 shoreditchadmin2 0

The United States has launched a confrontation with China that it is attempting to project as of Cold War dimensions. Its clear aim is to isolate China diplomatically and politically, threaten it militarily, force it to divert investment from the productive economy to military spending, exclude it from world markets and label it a ‘pariah’ state.