The West is once again using the COVID-19 pandemic to whip up international hostility towards China, instead of approaching it as a common threat to humanity. This approach has dangerous consequences.
Neither of the two main political parties in the US is focused on solving the problems of ordinary people in the US. Instead, the focus is on ratcheting up economic warfare against China aimed at stopping China from advancing technologically at the same time as increasing US military spending.
A US-dominated unipolar world is the biggest threat to world peace. The Madrid summit draft 2030 Strategic Concept document proposes a new global role for NATO. Under the banner of NATO, the United States is stepping up its military aggression to counter the effect of its relative economic decline.
The penny is beginning to drop in some sections of the mainstream left in the West that if China forges ahead with decarbonisation, while the USA mires itself into doubling down on fossil fuels, then China will be leading the global effort to save humanity.
Racism, Witch-hunts and the New Cold War: taking on the new McCarthyism
2pm Saturday 12 March
Organised by No Cold War
In the past four decades the Uyghur population in China has grown from 5.55 to 12.72 million. This is hardly what one would expect for a population supposedly undergoing extermination.