Across the Western imperialist countries a Third Wave has already begun or is clearly coming. The situation in these countries, including Britain, is likely to get worse. Only a Zero Covid policy offers the prospect of eradication of the virus and an end to catastrophic loss of life and disastrous loss of jobs.
Macron’s government has expelled hundreds of Muslims from France, placed controls on Mosques and banned the Collective Against Islamophobia. Islamophobia is being whipped up in parallel with increased economic attacks on the population, which follow on from France’s policy not being to eliminate Covid-19.
The Progressive International is calling on the United Nations to take steps to bring an end to the US’ unilateral sanctions on countries, particularly on Cuba, Iran, and Venezuela.
US-backed economic sanctions have an impact on nearly one-third of humanity in some 30 countries, causing untold death and devastation.
Despite presenting itself as a radical departure Open Labour’s new pamphlet is a continuation of the Tory “Global Britain” project.
The issue of Black Liberation is under all circumstances of decisive importance because it concerns the overwhelming majority of humanity who are not of primarily European (‘white’) descent and because this almost entirely overlaps with the division between the small number of imperialist states and the great majority of humanity who live in states dominated by imperialism.
There is an increasing overlap of the situation in Latin America and China. This feature of the international situation is shown in the recent speeches by Delcy Rodriguez and Vijay Prashad reported in this article.