Nothing Good Will Come from the New Cold War with Australia as a Frontline State: The Forty-Ninth Newsletter (2022)

Thursday, 8 December 2022 — The Tricontinental

John Prince Siddon Australia Slim Dusty Looking Forward Looking Back 2021John (Prince) Siddon (Australia), Slim Dusty, Looking Forward, Looking Back, 2021.

Dear friends,

Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

On 15 November 2022, during the G20 summit in Bali (Indonesia), Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese told journalists that his country ‘seeks a stable relationship with China’. This is because, as Albanese pointed out, China is ‘Australia’s largest trading partner. They are worth more than Japan, the United States, and the Republic of Korea… combined’. Since 2009, China has also been Australia’s largest destination for exports as well as the largest single source of Australia’s imports.

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Rich nations doubly responsible for greenhouse gas emissions

Tuesday, 6 December 2022 — JOMO

Hezri A. Adnan and Jomo Kwame Sundaram

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 06, 2022 (IPS). Natural flows do not respect national boundaries. The atmosphere and oceans cross international borders with little difficulty, as greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other fluids, including pollutants, easily traverse frontiers.

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