In the course of 2018 the US launched an offensive against China on multiple fronts.
On Wednesday 15th August, the Bahraini opposition exiled in London celebrated, at a media briefing, the country becoming independent from Britain on 14th August 1971.
Recent events in Latin America entirely refute the claim in the Western media that the right wing was carrying all before it in the continent.
In a further escalation of the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China, the Trump administration is preparing to announce 10% tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese exports to the US, including a variety of consumer goods. The full list of goods on which the tariffs will be imposed is likely to be released later this week or early next week.
A number of recent events highlight important new initiatives in the international Marxist movement which are undoubtedly connected to recent international political developments.
An exhibition on the life and works of Karl Marx opened on 5 May 2018 at the National Museum of China to mark the bicentenary of his birth. It will run for three months.