Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tag: China

Zombie NATO is obsolete; militarists try to revive it through expanded...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

Getting China wrong, yet again

A new Council on Foreign Relations report presents China in a distorted light.

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he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Most Americans support phasing out fossil fuels. Isn’t that worth a headline?

Polls aren’t always trustworthy. But to the extent that they reveal public opinions, this one shows large majorities of Americans want serious governmental action on climate change.