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    Iran-China deal: “New cold war” reshaping international relations

    A “Strategic partnership” deal was signed between China and Iran at the end of March. It marks a further move in the increasing tensions between Chinese and US imperialism.

    World Perspectives: Opportunities and Dangers in the “Age of Disorder”

    Here we publish the text of a document on World Perspectives discussed, amended and approved by ISA’s International Committee during a meeting from 23–26 February 2021 InternationalSocialist.net Introduction Almost four months have passed sinc...

    US-China conflict: Unsolvable problem for Australian capitalists

    The Australian ruling class have no solution to the problem they face. If they cut out China, they face the loss of their most important trading partner. If they engage with China, they weaken the imperialist goals of the US, and strengthen those of ...

    Scotland: Can the SNP deliver independence?

    The SNP’s commanding lead in the polls however does not reflect any real ability to do what it takes to win independence in the face of Tory obduracy, or to deliver on the issues which Scottish workers look to independence to resolve. Paul Moorhou...

    How would a planned economy work?

    Defence of democratic socialist planning a fundamental task for successful social transformation Peter Delsing, LSP/PSL (ISA in Belgium) This article is based on an introductory speech given to a commission on ‘Marxist economics — How would a pla...

    Scrap RCEP: The fight begins now!

    Why we must fight this anti-working class trade deal Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info On 15 November the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was launched by fifteen governments in the Asia-Pacific region. The clear intention of the n...

    Capitalism and COVID-19: Why We Need a Planned Economy

    weak spots and vulnerabilities built into every joint in the capitalist system. Keely Mullen Socialist Alternative (ISA-the US) Capitalism is set up like a house of cards. Disjointed supply chains, competition for component parts, research a...

    Oil prices collapse

    The spectre of deflation Tony Wilsdon, Socialist Alternative (ISA USA) The collapse in oil prices in the second quarter of 2020 will be a further accelerator of the deepening world economic depression. The New York Times writes: “Just a few month...

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    Covid-19: Vaccine nationalism threatens COVID recovery

    A move toward deglobalization has meant the narrow interests of national capitalist classes have taken precedence over a globally coordinated response to the pandemic...

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