China’s power cuts hint at faster transition

5th October 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The current power cuts come from a combination of increased demand from manufacturers, a slowdown in coal production, partly caused by improved health and safety measures in mines, and the restrictions put on coal use by national guidelines to restrict carbon emissions.

Dilma Rousseff – Brazil’s place is not with the US but independent and alongside China

1st September 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

Forces in Latin America seeking national independence and socialism are increasingly interacting with China. Illustrating this was a recent speech by Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s former president, organised by Brazil’s School of Latin American and Global Studies. Rousseff spoke about China’s economic development and its influence in Latin America – and criticised the harmful role of Brazil and Latin America’s submission to the United States.