Topic: USA

Australian imperialism and the rise of China

Tom Bramble looks at the rise of China and considers the conflicts for Australian imperialism: pulled between making the most of China’s booming growth and remaining loyal to the US, which sees China as a potential threat to their imperialist domination.

Australian imperialism in the Cold War

Tom O'Lincoln argues that Australia's interventions in Asia after World War II were the hallmark of a developing imperialist country determined to dominate the surrounding region.

The Trump presidency, US imperialism and the future of the neoliberal order

Tom Bramble analyses the changing dynamics of the Trump presidency. ONLINE ONLY.

Review: 'On New Terrain', by Kim Moody

Kyla Cassells reviews an important new book by American Marxist Kim Moody which details both the substantial restructuring of capital andlabour through the neoliberal era, and the opportunities available for a new generation of socialist and union activists to rebuild a working class left.

Review: Bhaskar Sunkara's Socialist Manifesto

As an emerging American left struggles with powerful strategic challenges, Daniel Taylor argues that this new book by the publisher of Jacobin promotes a distorted vision of the history of the socialist movement, leading to fundamentally conservative conclusions.

We’ve been down this road before: Jesse Jackson, the Democrats and the left

Nick Everett re-examines the Jesse Jackson experience, in the process casting light on debates regarding the candidature of Bernie Sanders.

Imperialism in the nineties

Diane Fields analyses the new contours of imperialism after the fall of the USSR.

On unfamiliar and dangerous terrain: American workers begin the fightback

Veteran socialist Dan La Botz surveys the state of workers' organisations and politics in the US, and finds some signs of hope as a new generation begins to organise against economic enmiseration, a health crisis and racism.

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