"That China’s rise in Africa amounts to neo-colonialism and is resented by Africans is a notion existing primarily in the minds of Western analysts, as educator and author Brendan P. O’Reilly aptly points out. There are stark differences between Beijing’s and Washington’s foreign policies, and nowhere are these more obvious than in Africa: China’s interests are purely economic, while the U.S. remains obsessed with military dominance. In short, while the U.S. bombs and weaponizes, China is pursuing a mutually beneficial cooperation."
"Protesters today across the U.S. as part of the Occupy Movement need to understand that what is happening right now with Wall Street is nothing new and is at the very core of the foundation of this country. Whether it was the genocide of the American Indian or the enslavement of African Americans, this was how the market worked.
It is important to know that this isn't a short-term problem - and the only way we can win is by fighting for a socialist society that is based on human need, rather than profits. "