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Tag: China

Funding infrastructure: Why China is running circles around America

“If we don’t get our act together very soon, we should all be brushing up on our Mandarin.”

China is financing a petrochemical hub in Appalachia. Meet its powerful...

“This hub of horrors is a nightmare waiting to happen … The people deserve better than false economic hope and toxic neighbors.”

Donald Trump offers a helping hand to China and Russia

And it's giving American Isolationism new meaning in the twenty-first century.

SEC investigating Kushner Companies for abusing visa program

Tens of thousands of wealthy Chinese citizens have basically purchased U.S. visas in order to immigrate to the U.S. in exchange for a $500,000 investment into Kushner Companies.

The rising Chinese dream

The 21st century might very well be defined by the ascendant Chinese dream.      

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

More than 20,000 African elephants die every year to feed the ivory trade.

China is showing the world what renewable energy dominance looks like,...

Developing countries are now looking to renewables as engines of economic growth.

Hurricane Donald hits the Republican Party

If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state – and no one but China to keep us afloat.

The view from Beijing: Understanding China’s position on North Korea

It remains to be seen whether China and its allies have the diplomatic power to compel the parties, including the United States, to the negotiating table.

China invests $100B in water clean-up projects

For the people's sake, let’s hope China is able to meet their 2017 goals, and perhaps inspire other countries to follow suit.


Chaos in Syria, Part I – 3 Motives and 7 Countries

What exactly has been happening in Syria in the last few years? How did we end up with millions of refugees?

Warren calls out her Democratic colleagues who voted to advance a Wall Street deregulation...

Warren said at the gathering of progressive lawmakers that "this isn't a story about economics," rather it's a "story about power."

93 percent of bottled water contains microplastics

"Please name one human being on the entire planet who wants plastic in his or her bottle." 

America’s phony war

Wartime rationing is a faint memory from the World War II era. No one is being required to sacrifice a thing.

Forget the Dow Jones. How’s Doug Jones?

The stock market is owned by the rich. It tells you little about how ordinary Americans are doing.