Category Archives: US-China Relations

“War or Peace?” Town Hall Meeting – 19th March 2023

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In sweltering conditions, around 320 community members packed the Marrickville Town Hall on Sunday 19th March, to hear a number of speakers discuss the AUKUS (Australia, UK and US) security pact and the current trajectory of Australia’s foreign and defence policies.

Mary Kostakidis, who facilitated the meeting organised by MPG, conducted a revealing interview with retired Col. Lawrence Wikerson (former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell). Col. Wilkerson joined the meeting via a video link from Virginia in the U.S. Continue reading “War or Peace?” Town Hall Meeting – 19th March 2023

AUKUS and the encirclement of China

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In the United States, the Biden administration, like the Trump administration that preceded it, is hellbent on preventing China from achieving parity with the U.S. on the global stage. In fact, to protect its hegemony, the U.S. is prepared to use every means, including military might, to prevent this from occurring. Continue reading AUKUS and the encirclement of China

Screening of ‘The Coming War On China’ by John Pilger

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On Thursday April 4, 2019 the Marrickville Peace Group hosted a presentation of John Pilger’s 60th documentary ‘The Coming War on China’. The event was held in the Stirrup Gallery at the Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville.

In John Pilger’s words: “The aim of this film is to break a silence. The United  States and China may well be on a path to war. And a nuclear war is no longer unthinkable … This film is about shifting power and great danger. It is also a film about the human and the rise of an extraordinary resistance among people on the front line of a coming war, where the words “never again” have an urgent meaning for all of us.” Continue reading Screening of ‘The Coming War On China’ by John Pilger