“Africa’s time of slavery to Western regimes is over, and the battle for full independence has begun”.- Ibrahim Traore (President of the Transition of Burkina Faso)
It is urgent that climate action is taken and wars stopped, otherwise the degraded environment will increasingly be unable to sustain life.
An analysis of the overall global situation published by the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, which is an excellent basis for starting a systematic discussion on strategy among progressive and left forces on an international scale.
Although viruses are naturally occurring phenomena their effect is to a large extent determined by the type of society they operate in, and the policy response of governments.
In general, the Western imperialist countries have the worst death toll and the socialist countries have either far better outcomes or the best of all.
Defeated in Syria and Afghanistan, and withdrawing from Iraq, the US and its allies are now stepping up their military provocations against Russia and China. Preventing imperialism from launching a serious military conflict is indispensable if humanity is to address the real challenges which it faces.
Vaccine apartheid and support for Big Pharma are driving the policies of the rich countries. These policies will perpetuate the continuation of the global pandemic, the emergence of new variants, along with the economic crisis faced by most nations.