The Budget and subsequent measures are intended to be transformational; a major step on the road to thoroughly ‘Americanising’ the British economy with low taxes, low wages, privatisation, deregulation and union-busting that are already designed to boost the profit rate.
Biden has recently redeployed hundreds of US troops to Somalia.
US involvement in Somalia and in the larger Horn of Africa region is about more than counter-terrorism operations. It is also about curtailing China’s growing influence.
An emergency budget is due on September 23. Liz Truss’ government will borrow £150bn to give to the already engorged energy companies. Kwarteng, the Chancellor, will further redistribute wealth to the rich, whilst speaking about the importance of growth with no policies to achieve it. The people pick up the tab.
The war provoked by the US in Ukraine is not isolated, it is part of that growing US aggressive drive. This book shows this reality in the most detailed and thorough way it is essential reading and should inform the strategic discussion on the international left.
An armed MetropolitanPolice Officer shot Chris Kaba once through the driver’s seat window. One shot. Straight to the head. He died a few hours later.
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The economic project of the Truss government overall has no prospects at all of meeting its stated aim of increasing the trend rate of growth in the economy.
The sole important obstacle to severe further damage to living standards, public services and wider society that are central to the project is the resistance being mounted by many trade unions and their members.