China and the U.S.: War Games in a Tense World
The visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has led to a new escalation in tensions between the United States and China. Beijing responded by launching missiles right under Taiwan’s nose — war games on the knife-edge.
Esteban MercatanteAugust 10, 2022
Pelosi in Taiwan: A Risky Provocation for Imperialism
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has made the bad Washington-Beijing relationship worse. What was her purpose?
André BarbieriAugust 3, 2022
Tension in Taiwan and the Dispute over Global Hegemony
Without clear objectives, Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan seems more like a provocation than a strategic calculation. Her trip could trigger a major international crisis involving the United States and China, with the contest for world hegemony as a backdrop.
Claudia CinattiAugust 3, 2022
Drone Strike in Kabul Proves the U.S. Is Still Waging War on Afghanistan
Biden announced on August 1 that he approved the drone assassination of Ayman al-Zawahiri, a top-level al-Qaeda leader. This is an attack on Afghanistan’s sovereignty and continues U.S imperialism’s brutal attempt to dominate the country.
Sam CarlinerAugust 2, 2022
Sri Lankan Masses Remain in the Streets, despite New President and Military Raids
The mass movement in Sri Lanka has rejected a new prime minister and president, and the state’s response is to raid protest camps and arrest movement leaders. Workers around the world must continue to show solidarity with Sri Lankans and their uprising against austerity.
Sam CarlinerJuly 22, 2022
Japan’s Latest Election Brings the Country Closer to Rearmament
Parliamentary elections in Japan resulted in a victory for politicians who support advancing Japan’s military power and U.S. imperialism’s interests. The U.S. working class must back the country’s dynamic opposition to rearmament.
Sam CarlinerJuly 15, 2022
Sri Lanka: Protesters Storm Presidential Palace, Forcing the President and Prime Minister to Resign
Amid fuel shortages, rising inflation, militarization, and further austerity measures, new protests broke out Saturday in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. The working class should not pay a single cent for the mounting social and economic crises.
Luigi MorrisJuly 9, 2022
Australia’s Election and the Tasks for the Left: Interview with an Australian Socialist
Following Australia’s election which demonstrated a rejection of Scott Morrison’s anti-climate and anti-worker policies, we spoke with Red Flag writer Jerome Small for a socialist perspective on the political moment in Australia.
Left VoiceMay 31, 2022
Japanese Residents Demand a Ban on U.S. Military Noise Pollution
A group of plaintiffs in the Japanese city of Iwakuni is ready to launch a lawsuit to ban flights from a local U.S. military base.
Sam CarlinerMay 9, 2022
Millions in Sri Lanka Hold General Strike amid Historic Economic Crisis
Millions of workers in Sri Lanka held a general strike on Thursday that crippled the island nation. They should extend it indefinitely, ensuring that the working class doesn’t pay a cent for the country’s economic crisis.
Sou MiApril 29, 2022