Trans-Pacific Partnership-Preparation for War with China

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-LA Since Clinton bombed the Chinese consulate in Yugoslavia during the US/NATO war over Kosovo, I've been saying the US is on course towards war with China as the major threat to US imperialist hegemony. Clinton had conceded to the neo-con position of preparation for war as an economic and logistical necessity to eliminate China's dual threat, to US domination, and of a global over-production crisis. Strategists talked of  reduction of capacity to solve capitalism's inability to find profitable markets for output, as [...]

By |2015-07-01T01:31:23-05:00July 1st, 2015|Beyond Capitalism, China, Economy, Michael Novick, News|0 Comments

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

by Sheila Goldner The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a US-led global alliance that will give free reign to multi-national corporations to pillage raw materials and labor of  developing countries without restrictions by governments, trample rights of workers and communities, boost corporate power, and ruin the environment. Today, there are 12 countries in the TPP:  the United States, Japan, Australia, Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, Mexico and Vietnam. Of the 29 Chapters, only five actually deal with trade.  Six hundred corporate representatives have been involved [...]

By |2015-04-02T01:39:03-05:00April 1st, 2015|Economy, News, Sheila Goldner|0 Comments
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