David Brophy argues Clive Hamilton’s stance on China has led him to make common cause with the hard right. What we need instead is solidarity with victims of repression in China and opposition to racism at home.
Western imperialism is waging a cold war against China. Dave Holmes argues we must strongly oppose the US-led campaign — notwithstanding the repressive capitalist nature of the Chinese regime.
The Socialist Alliance argues that Australia is the aggressors in the growing trade war with China.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was justified by lies that form the bedrock of the United States' war propaganda in the 21st century, writes John Pilger.
The looming economic crisis is serving to exacerbate tensions and competition between different nation states and blocs, writes Lindsey German.
The corporate media have been full of complaints and accusations about Chinese influence in Australia. Author Clive Hamilton claims China is carrying out a “silent invasion” that is eroding “Australian sovereignty”, writes Chris Slee.
A four-hour standoff turned violent when pro-China students at the University of Queensland (UQ) confronted students supportive of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong on July 24, with some Hong Kong students now fearing for their safety after receiving death threats.