Targeting China, the U.S. brings its New Cold War to Africa / by Vijay Prashad

President Joe Biden and other leaders at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, Dec. 15, 2022. | Andrew Harnik / AP The United States government held the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in mid-December, prompted in large part by its fears about Chinese and Russian influence on the African continent. Rather than routine diplomacy, Washington’s approach inContinue reading “Targeting China, the U.S. brings its New Cold War to Africa / by Vijay Prashad”

Interview on “Prospects for World Peace” – China and US

E. Martin “Marty” Schotz, M.D., Veteran Activist, U.S. Peace Movement Our friend Marty Schotz was interviewed August 18, 2022 by Abhishek G. Bhaya of the China Global Television Network, for which Bhaya is a “senior journalist and international affairs commentator.” Schotz lives in Western Massachusetts and is a peace activist and retired physician.  What followsContinue reading Interview on “Prospects for World Peace” – China and US

Can we please have an adult conversation about China? / by Vijay Prashad

Wang Bingxiu of the Shuanglang Farmer Painting Club (Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, China), Untitled, 2018. Originally published here: https://thetricontinental.org/newsletterissue/china-information-war/ Dear friends, Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. As the U.S. legislative leader Nancy Pelosi swept into Taipei, people around the world held their breath. Her visit was an act of provocation. In December 1978, theContinue reading “Can we please have an adult conversation about China? / by Vijay Prashad”

Peace Forces Mobilize as NATO Summit in Madrid Plans for War / by W.T Whitney Jr.

‘Yes to peace, No to NATO’: Anti-imperialist activists organized by the World Federation of Democratic Youth march against the NATO Summit that opens in Madrid on June 29. | via WFDY The NATO Summit taking place in Madridon June 29-30 “will be transformative,”  asserted NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg; it will project “a new Strategic Concept for a new security reality.” AtContinue reading “Peace Forces Mobilize as NATO Summit in Madrid Plans for War / by W.T Whitney Jr.”

No to a new Monroe Doctrine in the Pacific / by Carlos Martinez

This article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor Carlos Martinez explores the hysterical and hypocritical reaction by the US and Australia to the recently-announced security agreement between China and the Solomon Islands. Carlos observes that the Western imperialist powers are attempting to construct – via AUKUS and other means – a Monroe Doctrine in theContinue reading “No to a new Monroe Doctrine in the Pacific / by Carlos Martinez”

Chinese Exclusion Act 2.0: The new Cold War fuels anti-Asian racism / by Cindy Li

Ringo Chiu via AP TORONTO—Last April, the Toronto Star ran a hit piece on Bill Yee, a retired British Columbia provincial court judge and a member of the province’s Chinese-Canadian Community Advisory Committee. Yee had stated in an interview on A-1, a Toronto-based Cantonese radio station, that the Canadian response to the Uyghur situation in China is not basedContinue reading “Chinese Exclusion Act 2.0: The new Cold War fuels anti-Asian racism / by Cindy Li”