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Greg Shupak

  • China in the world

    China’s position in the world system is a crucial aspect of the friction between the nation and Western countries like Canada and the United States. It’s important, therefore, for people who want to alleviate these tensions—and keep them from devolving into a hot war—to understand China’s role in the global economic and political system, writes CD columnist Greg Shupak.

  • Solidarity with Cuba more crucial than ever

    The US is escalating its sixty-year war on Cuba. The Biden administration has applied new sanctions to the country and is threatening that these steps are “just the beginning.” The media has also cranked up the anti-Cuba propaganda. This latest belligerence follows thousands of Cubans taking part in protests critical of the government and hundreds of thousands participating in pro-revolution demonstrations.

  • The ‘new Cold War’ and the hegemony of global capitalism

    A double-barrelled ‘new Cold War’ is on, with the US-led empire of capital on one side and its rivals in China on one front and Russia on the other. The Canadian ruling class has enthusiastically enlisted to fight alongside its American partners. This camp has been the primary instigators of tensions with China and Russia that could culminate in a disastrous war between major world powers.

  • After the ceasefire: What’s next for Palestine

    The present moment should be read dialectically: on the one hand, imperialist states like the US, Canada, and the EU regard Israel as a valuable asset and will continue providing it with decisive support. On the other, popular and anti-imperialist forces are ratcheting up the struggle, as massive crowds turned out for Palestine across much of the Western world last month.

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