China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.
It is important for American journalists to combat these misperceptions, so that the U.S. can learn from China’s response on how to better deal with the current crisis.
It’s a supreme irony that President Trump has chosen to call Covid-19 “the China virus”.
The issue, according to U.S. media, isn’t that a government body intended to fund these demonstrations in the first place; it’s that Pack prevented it from doing so.
Corporate media distortions and bombast are priming the American public to see China as a treacherous villain that has to be forcefully confronted, perhaps with violence.
People need to promote and work toward peace as a top priority as the risk of conflict escalates.
While the United States government and corporate media point fingers at China, accusing the Chinese government of under-reporting the number of deaths from COVID-19, it is actually the U.S. and not China that has that problem.