The government neither has the infection rate under control, nor a strategy to eliminate it, and therefore zero prospect of a successful economic recovery on any basis at all.
Analysis – setting out why it is vital both for China and the whole of humanity that this US ‘cold war’ assault on China is defeated.
The left in the US and the rest of the West must reject the US government’s claim that our enemy is China and instead understand that the enemy is at home.
The upturn in new coronavirus cases in Britain has become so marked that even the Tory government, its media and the supportive Labour leadership cannot ignore it. Instead, the government has admitted a ‘second wave’ is on the way, is openly toying with idea of a second national lockdown and then immediately turned to blaming the public for the spread of the virus.
The US continues to have the largest total number of cases of COVID-19. In the last month, China has had zero domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases.
The difference in their response to COVID-19 is staggering.
Mike Pompeo’s recent condemning the environmental impact of the Chinese economy is a spectacular own goal. It draws attention to how badly the US itself is failing to deal with climate breakdown.