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Winds of New Cold War Howling in the Arctic Circle

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and published on Consortium News, January 17, 2023 In 1996, the eight countries on the Arctic rim — Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States — formed the Arctic Council, a journey that began in 1989 when Finland approached the other countries to hold a discussion about[…]

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Top Marine General In Japan Bluntly Describes US Is “Setting The Theatre” For Future War With China

by Tyler Durden, published on Zero Hedge, January 10, 2023 U.S. facilitating militarization of Japan.  Reckless talk by high level U.S. General.  What choice do they leave the Chinese?  [jb] The top Marine Corps General for Japan this week issued some very revealing statements in an interview focused on countering China in the Financial Times. Despite Chinese leadership insisting that[…]

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Japan Rearms Under Washington’s Pressure − a Wake-up Call to the Antiwar Movement

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, December 28, 2022 The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. The decision includes openly acquiring offensive weapons and reshaping its military[…]

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US Chip War Hurts Taiwan

by Uriel Araujo, published on InfoBRICS, December 5, 2022 Once settled in the US, TSMC  will have to pay higher wages and deal with U.S. constraints.   It will once and for all lose it’s previous main buyer, Huawei.   So yes, Taiwan will lose, but the US may not win.  This imperial initiative to control critical resources may well result in[…]

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U.S. Twin Billionaire Parties win 2022 Elections: How the System Really Works

by Jeff Mackler,  November 16, 2022 The 2022 U.S. midterm elections witnessed the twin parties of the ruling rich spending an unprecedented but nevertheless relatively paltry sum of $18 billion to determine which wing of capital will steal the lion’s share of the nation’s wealth created by working people. I say paltry because the stakes to the super rich in[…]

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Scholz’s China Trip Raises Hackles

by M. K. Bhadrakumar, published on Indian Punchline, November 5, 2022 German diplomacy presented a riveting sight of “counterpoint” with Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock hosting her G7 partners in Münster on November 3-4 even as Chancellor Olaf Sholz was emplaning from Berlin on a one-day visit to Beijing. The photo-op showed the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken flanking Baerbock[…]

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White House Draws up Blueprint for World War III

by Andre Damon, published on the World Socialist Website, October 13, 2022 Less than one week after President Joe Biden warned that the US conflict with Russia could trigger a nuclear “Armageddon,” the White House published a National Security Strategy pledging to “win” American global hegemony through military violence. The document pledged to expand the US military, “integrate” economic life[…]

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Sanctions and the New Cold War on China

by Carlos Martinez, August 2022 Background The instinctive attitude of the United States towards the Chinese Revolution was of course one of hostility. In a protracted war between progress and reaction, between the future and the past, the governments of the US and the People’s Republic of China were, and are, are on opposite sides of the barricades. Hence shortly[…]

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A People’s Analysis of a World on Fire

by Manuel Bertoldi, published on People’s Dispatch, September 24, 2022 The following article is a summary of debates and reflections within the organization ALBA Movimientos, which were discussed during the last meeting of the International Peoples’ Assembly. These are observations made based on the daily reality in which the peoples of the world exist: in a turbulent world with an[…]

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