Halifax International Security Forum: a thieves’ kitchen
The Halifax International Security Forum has just completed its annual summit in Nova Scotia. It describes itself as a forum and network for international government...
Anti-China economics threaten the world
The mind of the average bourgeois economist at first appears disordered and schizophrenic. But there is an almost orchestrated approach to their anti-China reporting that...
Op-Ed: Yang Hengjun and the fury of the Australian state
The fury that has been unleashed by the Australian government, state and media following the sentencing of Yang Hengjun in Beijing deserves some thought. He...
Ideological warriors buckle on their anti-China armour
What prompted Greg Sheridan was a Chinese Communist Party reshuffle. This, in The Australian’s opinion, raises “many questions but few answers as China’s leader embarks...
Taiwan elections: butter before guns
The level of excitement from the USA, Australia and the shrinking clutch of anti-China states about the Taiwanese election is perturbing but hardly surprising. The...
NATO, USA war drills and the threat of imperialist war
The next three months will see NATO forces flexing their muscles in a provocative set of war games and manoeuvres in Europe. 90,000 troops will...
Albanese in Tuvalu
Anthony Albanese’s return from Beijing, via Tuvalu, was accompanied by much fanfare. The media largely focused on what has been presented as a triumph of...
COP28 and China’s gift to the world
The United Nations Climate Change Conference/ Conference of the Parties, better known as COP28, has convened, but there is nothing to celebrate. It is a...
Australia and New Zealand’s ‘seamless’ march to militarisation
The latest step in the militarisation of the Indo-Pacific has been taken. The inaugural ANZMIN ‘2+2’ joint meeting of Australian and New Zealand foreign and...
ALP Conference and the path to war
“If you’re pro-human rights, you need to be pro-AUKUS. If you’re pro-peace, you need to be pro-AUKUS. If you’re pro-advanced manufacturing, you need to be...