Nordstream 2, Germany and the US Jack Coldrick I’m increasingly getting the feeling that the current security crisis in Ukraine is being fuelled by this issue. Ultimately, the final decision was in Germany’s hands and the agreement between Merkel and Biden was an acknowledgment of that fact. But the dynamics seem to have changed after the … Continue reading Nordstream 2
Labour Affairs staff Johnson used his speech at the Lord Mayor’s banquet 15 November to raise the ‘Russian gas versus Ukrainian freedom’ issue and at this time it is surely significant. Note the headline in this report from the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/nov/15/west-must-choose-between-russian-gas-and-supporting-ukraine-pm-warns Russian gas or Ukrainian freedom has become Johnson’s battle-cry. Whether it works will depend … Continue reading Russian Gas or Ukrainian Freedom?
By Gwydion M. Williams Notes on the News Sadly, President Biden is no Dictator China the Key? Parliaments the Least Bad System? How to Ease the Climate Crisis Taiwan – the basics Snippets Upper London Holds the World’s Dirty Money Iraq: the Wrong Sort of Democracy Sadly, President Biden is no Dictator President Biden wants to … Continue reading Notes on the News
The G7 conference in Cornwall ended on 13th June. The main purpose of the conference was to re-establish the US as the leader of the largest capitalist economies – US, Canada, Japan, UK, Germany, France and Italy. 30 years ago the US was the undisputed leader of the capitalist world and became the undisputed military superpower when the … Continue reading The Cornwall G7 Conference — Editorial 1