Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag: China

China to ban single-use plastics

The Chinese government recently announced a sweeping anti-plastics campaign.

Zombie NATO is obsolete; militarists try to revive it through expanded...

It is time to demand an end to this destructive alliance.

Hong Kong in the crosshairs of global power and ideological struggles

How this conflict of economic and political systems turns out depends on whether China can confront its contradictions.

Could Trump end a cruel dog meat festival during U.S.-China trade...

Even most of the Chinese public wants the inhumane event to be shut down.

Child separation & prison camps: China’s campaign against Uyghur Muslims is...

An estimated 1 million adults from the Uyghur community are being imprisoned in camps that China claims are “vocational training centers” designed to combat extremism.

The war on women: The view from China

Today, however, rather than seeing women as a key driver of economic advancement, China’s leaders have been cracking down on the feminist movement. Leta Hong Fincher, a scholar on women in China, explains why.

The American Dream is alive and well – in China

In the 21st century, it is time to upgrade our economic model from one of feudal exploitation to a cooperative democracy that recognizes the needs, contributions and inalienable rights of all participants.

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

The misadventures of ‘tariff man’

For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction.

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The invisible candidate and the progressive lion

As Americans on the progressive left might have expected, the one politician who is responding with the seriousness and the kind of reassuring competence that his fellow citizens need in such a difficult time, is Bernie Sanders.

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.