As Biden escalates US aggression against China, opposing this cold war is increasingly discussed among leading progressives in Latin America. Relations between China and Latin American can aid the latter countries to pursue an independent foreign policy instead of being subject to US dictates.
The overall progress or retreat of humanity, and the outcome of all other issues, will be influenced and determined by the outcome of these two interrelated struggles which will touch the whole of humanity.
Austerity measures are integral to the current economic policies of the US and UK. They amount to an all-round attack on wages and the social wage while there is a temporary boost to demand. That is why it is extremely foolish and misleading to compare them to the policies of Corbyn, McDonnell or Keynes.
To mark 173 years since the first publication of The Communist Manifesto, Nicolás Maduro speaks about this important document that explains the historical process of class struggle and inspires those struggling for the liberation of humanity.
Large parts of the world—outside of China and a few other countries—face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments.
Although the pandemic is the principal issue on all of our minds, we also need to pay attention to other issues that threaten the longevity of our species and of our planet.
China’s new ambitious climate targets – of peaking carbon emissions before 2030 and reaching net-zero emissions before 2060 – has already started to change the global political dynamics on climate change.
The West must follow suit in raising its own ambition and action.