Across the Western imperialist countries a Third Wave has already begun or is clearly coming. The situation in these countries, including Britain, is likely to get worse. Only a Zero Covid policy offers the prospect of eradication of the virus and an end to catastrophic loss of life and disastrous loss of jobs.
An outstanding piece of investigative journalism by Max Blumenthal, editor of the US website the Grayzone, revealing the latest case of such US intelligence services lying in the act – this time about the Uyghurs. It shows in detail how the US security services lies about the Uyghurs were constructed and propagated.
The US last week attempted to carry out a military coup against the legitimate government of Venezuela and its President Nicolás Maduro . They failed.
US share markets rose sharply on news of the announcement that Presidents Xi and Trump would meet at the G20 summit – as the Financial Times simply summarised it ‘Trump plan to meet Xi on trade sends US equities sharply higher’.
There are mounting fears that under the guise of delivering ‘humanitarian aid’ the US is trying to stage-manage a confrontation to provide a pretext for a US military attack on Venezuela.
The Cuban government has raised the alarm internationally that the US is rapidly escalating its threats against Venezuela, including by taking actions which indicate the US is preparing for a military attack on the country.