Why has the response to COVID-19 been so much more thorough and successful in China than in the capitalist West?
The following article by Michael Burke, examining how imperialism has developed since 1916, originally appeared on the Socialist Economic Bulletin website.
A new situation requires a new analysis, and each new factor in the situation requires a specific and concrete analysis, placing it and its weight correctly in the overall situation.
By Paul Lewis
There can be few more compelling pieces of evidence of capitalism’s redundancy as a vehicle for human progress than the news that levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose above four hundred parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history last week.