The misunderstood and misrepresented Zero COVID policy in China

The following article was recently published on the World Socialist Web and explains some of the reasons why China has been far more successful in combatting the Covid -19 pandemic than most countries. The usual stories passed along in the West are that they are hiding the truth and that they manage through dictatorial methods.… Read More The misunderstood and misrepresented Zero COVID policy in China

Chavistas win Venezuela’s municipal elections and cement electoral authority

By Joe Montero  When Venezuelan voted at their municipal elections on 21 November, 72,344 candidates stood for a little over 3,000 positions to be elected as governors. majors and local government representatives. Most, 67,162 of them, run in opposition to the government. A list of 111 political parties and the group around the self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido took… Read More Chavistas win Venezuela’s municipal elections and cement electoral authority

In solidarity against new ploy to execute regime change in Cuba

The following public statement was issued by Hugo Chavez International Foundation for Peace Friendship and Solidarity ((HCIF-PFS) and signed by the International Executive Director Bakkar Sankoh. The statement gives support to Cuba and opposes the crippling sanctions directed against the small Caribbean nation by the United States. The full text is reproduced below. The Hugo… Read More In solidarity against new ploy to execute regime change in Cuba

Failure of COP 26 means reliance must be on the people bring about change

By Joe Montero All the pretense over progress at Glasgow’s COP 26 talks can’t hide that it has been a monumental failure, exposing the real nature of many of the world’s leaders. They are far short of what the world needs today. The so-called Glasgow Climate Pact has betrayed us to at least 2.4 Degree Celsius rise in global… Read More Failure of COP 26 means reliance must be on the people bring about change

AUKUS is tied to the economic and political decline of the United Sates

By Joe Montero At a time of worsening international tensions, it would make a great deal of sense for Australia to be playing a constructive role towards reducing these tensions. Sadly, with Scott Morrison and his gang in Canberra, Australia has been dragged into moves that do the opposite. The shift in Australia’s dealing with… Read More AUKUS is tied to the economic and political decline of the United Sates

The Pandora Papers show the scale of global web of deceit for the rich and powerful

By Joe Montero The attest trove of leaked documents to go public have become known as the Pandora Papers. Those that have been released implicate 35 current and former world leaders, and the list includes about 400 Australians. Twelve million confidential files had fallen into the hands of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).… Read More The Pandora Papers show the scale of global web of deceit for the rich and powerful

Morrison has committed Australia as a base for a nuclear fleet

By Joe Montero Scott Morrison has just announced a new military pact with the United States and Great Britain, which will turn Australia into a base for a nuclear powered submarine fleet and increase information sharing. Under the new arrangement, to be known by the acronym AUUKUS, Australia will also participate in the use of… Read More Morrison has committed Australia as a base for a nuclear fleet

The run from Afghanistan and the coming Raising Peace Festival

By Ben Wilson In the wake of the latest military failure of the United States in Afghanistan, an unprecedented number of  peace and anti-war groups in Sydney are organising an online 11 Day Peace Festival. It will take place on 16-26 September. The Raising Peace Festival will host more than 30 public events, clustered around… Read More The run from Afghanistan and the coming Raising Peace Festival