The US’s economic position has weakened greatly. But its military power is still very great. Therefore, the US attempts to move issues onto the military terrain. This explains its escalating military aggression.
Racism, Witch-hunts and the New Cold War: taking on the new McCarthyism
2pm Saturday 12 March
Organised by No Cold War
The US has suffered in a severe economic defeat in its competition with China. Regrettably, this economic win by China is unlikely to reduce US hostility. Like a cornered tiger, America may become even more aggressive – as shown in its recent policies on Ukraine and Taiwan.
The U.S., while verbally proclaiming support for “human rights”, is actively campaigning for a Covid policy that would kill 6.4 million Chinese people by the end of this year.
China in 2022 will face more negative global economic trends than in 2021. This will clearly require more domestic stimulus in China while making it necessary to avoid the errors of Trump/Biden administrations.
How China responded to the USSR’s collapse
An interview with Zhang Weiwei (Deng Xiaoping’s interpreter and now one of the most influential political analysts in China).