US sanctions – stepping up its campaign against Venezuela

16th January 2015 Socialist Action 0

The following article by Matt Willgress, on the US decision to impose sanctions against Venezuela, was originally published by the Morning Star.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has led a chorus of the Global South in angrily rejecting new sanctions against his nation signed into law by US President Barack Obama in December.

In defence of China

14th May 2014 Socialist Action 0

The following article by Jude Woodward, examining the new cold war the USA is whipping up against China, originally appeared on her New Cold War blog.

The United States has launched a confrontation with China that it is attempting to project as of Cold War dimensions. Its clear aim is to isolate China diplomatically and politically, threaten it militarily, force it to divert investment from the productive economy to military spending, exclude it from world markets and label it a ‘pariah’ state.