Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a leader of the left-wing France Unbowed, has called for a return to independence and diplomacy based on global justice.
China trade war
Chris Slee reviews David Brophy's new book, which looks behind the fear campaign about China, and the issues of human rights, the US-Australia alliance and economic rivalries.
Clive Hamilton argues that those who interpret the China question, including the question of Chinese state interference in Australia, as a question of race are wrong.
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.