A solemn ceremony of laying flowers in honor of the 97th birthday anniversary of the legendary revolutionary leader Fidel Castro…
In 2020, the world was knocked off balance by the COVID-19 pandemic. Before this happened, it seemed for many of the more fortunate people inhabiting this planet, that life was built on a firm foundation, and that little could happen to disrupt it. Many people probably had very similar thoughts on September 10, 2001.
In proposing a de-facto trade war with the PRC, the new American administration proceeds on a path leading to direct confrontation with China. The recent break in protocol with Trump receiving a congratulatory call from the President of Taiwan is then seen through a considerably more ominous prism. And, just like Britain worked to secure Russia as an ally on the eve of World War I; so too, the United States dreads facing a united Russian-Chinese front in this new confrontation.
The main political event of November 2016 was the election of Donald J. Trump as the next President of the United States. This has triggered various forms of speculation around the globe and across the ideological spectrum as to what the consequences of a Trump presidency will be. It is also this November that the first part of the English translation of Sergey Kurginyan’s landmark article has been published. Dr. Kurginyan states that much of what is happening in the world can be explained by a fundamental conflict within capitalism.