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Issue #1989

China-US relations seek to chart new course

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping opened dialogue in a virtual summit for over three hours on 16th November

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Issue #1952

Russia denounces Biden for only giving them “a few minutes of warning” before the US attack on Syria

The attack ordered by US President Joe Biden against Syria received condemnation from Damascus and Moscow ...

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Issue #1990

China, Russia jointly decry US democracy summit, call for past lessons to be remembered

A joint article by the Chinese and Russian Ambassadors to the US decrying the so-called Summit for Democracy is a clear declaration of opposition to the upcoming event.

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Issue #1962

American democracy is dominated by money

Does the US want democracy or money-dominated democracy?

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Issue #1957

Farmworkers need families, not deportation and exploitation

During the Trump administration, the US deported an average of 275,725 people per year, almost the same number of workers – 257,667 – brought by growers last year to labour in US fields.

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Issue #1959

No crime lasts a hundred years

Twitter’s news feed did not stop. Facebook played live videos, one after another.

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Issue #1968

Loyalty oaths for teachers in Florida’s new red scare

The Red Scare is back in Florida.

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Issue #1972

Study reveals shocking decline in life expectancy in the US

The United States life expectancy fell by more than a year, from 78.8 years to 77.3 years, during the first half of 2020.

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Issue #1977

Free Meng campaign marks 1000 days of incarceration

Thursday, August 26, 2021, marked the 1000th day of unjust incarceration by the Trudeau government of Meng Wanzhou.

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Issue #1978

Don’t believe all that you hear — here’s what’s really going on in Cuba

The emails kept coming in … from farmers and students and chefs and academics whom I’d taken to that tiny island country over the past two decades to learn about her leadership in sustainable agriculture, cooperatives, and growing food in cities

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Issue #1970

End of the forever war?

The United States’ longest war has officially come to an end.

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Issue #1977

Afghanistan: no clean end to a dirty war

The Russian Foreign Ministry was the first to announce [last month] that a suicide attack outside Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport killed at least two people and wounded fifteen more.

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Issue #1959

Xi calls for “unprecedented ambition, action” to build community of life

We should protect nature and preserve the environment like we protect our eyes.

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Issue #1974

How to read Donald Duck: imperialist ideology in the Disney comic

One of the first acts committed by the Chilean military, after the coup of 11 September 1973 was to confiscate and burn books.

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Issue #1963

The US’ unilateral coercive policies and the truth about Venezuela

Washington’s aggression against Cuba, Venezuela, Iran and other countries is a flagrant violation of human rights.

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Issue #1947

Storming the Capitol: staging a farce

On the 6th January 2021, the US Capitol was overrun by various factions of Trump supporters under the false pretence that the recent election had been rigged.

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Issue #1948

Will we follow our allies this time?

It might be a good idea to return – in January 2022 – to the promises that Joe Biden made on his first day as President of the United States of America on the 20th of January 2021.

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Issue #1980

Ramifications of the US blockade on Cuba – international socialism

From its inception in 1962, the embargo against Cuba has remained the most comprehensive US economic sanctions regime against any country in the world.

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Issue #1978

Maduro warns of plot to destroy dialogue from Colombia and US

The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, denounced the attempts by Colombia and the United States to boycott the dialogue process between the government and the opposition.

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Issue #1962

Have we become the 51st state?

How can Australia’s subservience to the United States be explained?

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Issue #1979

Afghanistan: what’s next?

Little was said about the horrendous consequences of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and the tens of thousands of Afghan lives that were lost, and the wreckage and chaos that was left behind following the hasty withdrawal by US and allied troops.

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Issue #2001

WASHINGTON BULLETS by Vijay Prashad

The present war between Russia and Ukraine reveals the heavy hand of US imperialist intervention behind the scenes, making this a timely and important book....

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Issue #1968

US seizes Iranian news websites

The United States has committed yet another act of piracy, this time digital.

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Issue #2005

Extradition “death sentence” for Assange

The UK court has given its stamp of approval for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange to be delivered into the hands of the United States’ justice...

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Issue #1984

Letter

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to read Matthew Hole’s article, “Afghans Reclaim Sovereignty as US-NATO Occupation Comes to an End” (Guardian #1977), ironically with a...

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Issue #1958

Chauvin murder trial

The defence rested this week in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer ...

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Issue #1959

Australia scraps BRI agreements, eager to injure relationship with number one trade partner

The Morrison government has vetoed the state of Victoria by cancelling four agreements it had with other nations relating to cooperation and education.

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Issue #1993

Distractions

Under the cloak of the global pandemic, the US military-industrial complex is gleefully organising another war to rescue capitalism. The propaganda machine has certainly made...

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Issue #1964

Bridges of love global campaign

On Sunday the 30th of May, activists in Perth joined the global campaign Bridges of Love.

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Issue #2003

The end of US dollar hegemony

What is the potential impact on Australia and its workers of the end of US dollar hegemony? This is not an idle question, but a...

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Issue #1976

Djibouti Africa – its international significance

Djibouti is a country of modest size but geopolitically significant, especially when its proximity to Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and Uganda, is considered.

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Issue #1977

Afghans reclaim sovereignty as US-Nato occupation comes to an end

Celebratory gunfire echoed across Kabul on Tuesday morning, 31st August, as the last US flight took off from Kabul airport, ending twenty years of American occupation in the country.

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Issue #1990

Australian-UK-US nuclear submarine deal exposes civilian-military links

Andy Stirling and Phil Johnstone, writing for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, highlighted several salient points in their paper, telling us a lot about the thinking of those pushing nuclear energy.

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Issue #1994

US and NATO tighten military ring around Russia

What sin earned Kay-Achim Schönbach such a fate as being fired? When asked about the month-long NATO-Washington campaign against Putin and Russia, based only on...

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Issue #1947

Trump’s Presidency in the light of Democrat neoliberalism

Joe Biden has now replaced Donald Trump as President of the United States.

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Issue #2004

Ironic for Morrison to draw red line without respecting others’

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison just drew a “red line” for China. Australian media widely reported on Sunday that Morrison claimed China building a military...

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Issue #1995

Neo-nazis active in Ukraine as White House adds 3,000 troops

There’s an increasingly surreal air regarding the war scare over Ukraine. The original roles in the drama seem to be reversed. Back in December, Ukrainian...

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Issue #1957

Angela Davis talk “censored” in last minute cancellation

A Jewish group in the United States boycotted the author and academic’s event at Indiana’s Butler University.

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Issue #1960

Afghanistan, will the US lose the war as well as the peace?

It’s little wonder that Joe Biden wants to get his troops out of Afghanistan.

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Issue #1979

Coalition presses the UK to remove climate targets from trade deal

Scott Morrison has confirmed that the Coalition government pressed the UK to remove climate targets from the post-Brexit Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement

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Issue #1971

Horn of Africa

It is almost impossible to find out any news of what is happening in Africa.

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Issue #1985

CPA, CPB & CPUSA Trilateral Statement on AUKUS

The Communist Party of Australia, the Communist Party of Britain and the Communist Party of the USA met on 1st October to discuss the implications...

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Issue #1965

US meddling comes under many disguises

Despite all the catastrophising Western reporting on the passage of the Hong Kong national security law almost a year ago, there has been mostly silence...

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Issue #1980

Australia’s own goal

US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australia’s PM Scott Morrison lined up like three stooges in a stage-managed virtual presentation to announce the formation of yet another military alliance

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Issue #1950

Slander and threats against the communist party of Venezuela are unacceptable

The parties signing this Joint Statement have been firmly standing at the side of the people of Venezuela and have repeatedly denounced and condemned the imperialist aggression of the United States, the European Union, and their allies in Latin America against Venezuela and the coup attempt to overthrow the elected President Nicolás Maduro. For us, denouncing and opposing the imperialist attacks against the people of Venezuela and the peoples of the world are non-negotiable.

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Issue #1955

Hostilities continue against DPRK

In mid-March, Reuters – followed immediately by CNN and other western media outlets – ran a story stating that “a senior Biden administration official” told them that “North Korea has not responded to behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach since mid-February by President Joe Biden’s administration.”

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Issue #1981

Petition: no nuclear submarines

AUKUS and a submarine fleet shows a complete disregard for the democratic process and undermines sovereignty.

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Issue #1983

Taiwan is a tinderbox, and the West is attempting to light the fuse

Taiwan island, internationally recognised as a province of China, has again become a key focal point in Washington’s ongoing hybrid war against Beijing.

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Issue #1985

JOBS NOT WAR!

The AUKUS alliance between Australia, the UK and the US turns the meaning of security on its head.

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Editorial Issue #1957

Gov’t spends billions on military, but people get none!

It seems in every facet Australia is inching closer towards transforming into its transpacific cousin, the United States of America.

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Issue #1959

Climate Summit: “THE WORLD IS ON RED ALERT”

The growing recognition of the urgency by world leaders was reflected at the virtual climate summit called by US President Joe Biden from 22nd to 23rd April.

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Issue #1980

Subs, subservience and stupidity

It’s been less than a month since the US tore out of poverty-stricken Afghanistan after losing a twenty-year dirty war, with Australia dragging behind, and already they have announced a new absurd military scheme, AUKUS

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Issue #1981

No nuclear Australia: TIME FOR ACTION!

The sudden announcement of the AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) military agreement which will bring nuclear-powered submarines to Australia has provoked worldwide and growing opposition.

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