Ukraine News Links 30-31 July 2022

Sunday, 31 July 2022 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

Almost No One Trusts US Media, After Decades Of War Propaganda And Lies

Kim Jong Il denounced libertarianism for a reason: it undermines the class struggle

U.S. empire losing control over its neo-colonies, drifting closer towards collapse

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Africa, China, and US Imperialism

Saturday, 30 July 2022 —  Internationalist 360°

This important essay by US scholar Joel Wendland-Liu, originally published on the CPUSA website, provides a serious and detailed comparison of the US-Africa relationship and the China-Africa relationship. Referencing numerous recent studies indicating that Africans – and particularly younger Africans – have a more favorable opinion of China than of the US, the author contrasts the West’s record of military, economic and political coercion on the continent with China’s record of extensive, mutually-beneficial cooperation.

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UK: ‘An attack on solidarity’

Thursday, 28 July 2022 — Morning Star Online

Trade unions furious with Sir Keir for sacking shadow transport secretary as McDonnell backs growing calls for a general strike

Labour leader Keir Starmer

LABOUR went into meltdown today as union leaders and MPs blasted Sir Keir Starmer for sacking Sam Tarry from his front-bench team.

The fallout came as former shadow chancellor John McDonnell backed calls for a general strike.

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