American Power at the Crossroads
Earth is no longer the property of the globe’s “sole superpower.”
China’s Tiger Farms Make Poaching Worse
Tiger farming stimulates the demand for tiger products, which stimulates the poaching of wild tigers for superior products.
As Obama Meets With G20, American Steel Workers Are Losing Jobs
Too much steel there, too little demand here; a country that sees itself as a country, not a “market,” versus countries that refuse to see themselves as countries.
Chinese Activists Stop Truck Transporting 300 Dogs to be Slaughtered
A mob of activists prevented 300 dogs from being illegally transported to a slaughterhouse in northeastern China.
10 Ways to Wage Wars
“George Orwell warned us that the war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Americans need to aggressively question their politicians and the media, ignore empty slogans, challenge warmongering propaganda, and swiftly reject disinformation from the corporate media.”
How Trump Would Weaken America
Weakening America’s alliances, the likely result of Trump’s policies, is hardly the way to “make America great again.”
Ecuador Set to Sell One Third of Pristine Rainforest to Chinese...
Ecuador is in the midst of talks to sell one-third of pure, untouched rainforest to Chinese oil companies despite environmental impact and protests from indigenous people.
The Trouble in Xinjiang: What Can We Learn from the Chinese...
It is an oft noted irony of the late 20th and early 21st centuries that, as the world becomes more globalized in the economic sense, the struggles of smaller nationalities for autonomy or outright separation from larger states has become more pronounced.
The Economy in 2016: On the Edge of Recession
Congress is still in the thralls of austerity economics. Chances are, therefore, the next president will inherit an economy teetering on the edge of recession.
China/Russia, the World’s “Other” Superpower, Will Not Be Intimidated
The U.S. is not the only current superpower in the world. The alliance between Russia and China has created a militaristic, economically stable superpower that could greatly threaten the U.S. Instead of focusing on war with these countries, the U.S. needs to focus on rebuilding America.