Joe Biden’s saber-rattling threatens World War III—with China and Russia / by Dee Knight

Image credit: globaltimes.cn Fits long pattern of war-mongering and provocations that are a feature of the American Century When U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about war and peace, we have to listen carefully whether we like it or not. Regarding Taiwan, when asked in Tokyo on May 23 if he was “willing to get involvedContinue reading “Joe Biden’s saber-rattling threatens World War III—with China and Russia / by Dee Knight”

These Dark Times Are Also Filled with Light / by Vijay Prashad

Shengtian Zheng and Jinbo Sun, Winds of Fusang, 2017. ‘Fusang’ is an ancient Chinese word referring to what some believe to be the shores of Mexico. The work is an homage to Latin America’s influence on China, particularly that of Mexican artists on the development of modern Chinese art. Dear friends, Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental:Continue reading “These Dark Times Are Also Filled with Light / by Vijay Prashad”

Commentary: What is propelling the U.S. into increasing international military aggression? / by John Ross

Thick smoke billows from the Azov steel plant on April 20, 2022. Photo credit: Guancha. Introduction The international escalation of U.S. military aggression over a period of more than two decades is clear. However, even within that framework, the events leading to the Ukraine war represent a new qualitative step in this U.S. military policy.Continue reading “Commentary: What is propelling the U.S. into increasing international military aggression? / by John Ross”

Western-led globalization might end, but the new globalization might have an Eastern face / by E. Ahmet Tonak and Vijay Prashad

Polish President Andrzej Duda and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a declaration on strategic partnership in June 2016, as part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) (Photo: Andrzej Hrechorowicz) The appetite around the world has increased for an alternative to Western globalization, but this does not necessarily mean de-globalization. An article written by authorsContinue reading “Western-led globalization might end, but the new globalization might have an Eastern face / by E. Ahmet Tonak and Vijay Prashad”

Now is the time for nonalignment and peace / by Roger McKenzie, Vijay Prashad

Jawaharlal Nehru of India, Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, Sukarno of Indonesia and Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia at the Bandung Conference in 1955. As countries in the Global North push to escalate the war in Ukraine, the Global South has overwhelmingly pushed for a perspective of dialogue and peace. RogerContinue reading “Now is the time for nonalignment and peace / by Roger McKenzie, Vijay Prashad”

Washington Post calls for censoring Chinese media, praises purge of Russian outlets / by Ben Norton

Since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, billionaire oligarch-owned newspaper the Washington Post has posted the slogan “Democracy Dies in Darkness” in the logo at the top of its website. The newspaper is now calling to accelerate the death of democracy and increase the shroud of darkness, by censoring alternative media outlets thatContinue reading “Washington Post calls for censoring Chinese media, praises purge of Russian outlets / by Ben Norton”

Chinese Exclusion Act 2.0: The new Cold War fuels anti-Asian racism / by Cindy Li

Ringo Chiu via AP TORONTO—Last April, the Toronto Star ran a hit piece on Bill Yee, a retired British Columbia provincial court judge and a member of the province’s Chinese-Canadian Community Advisory Committee. Yee had stated in an interview on A-1, a Toronto-based Cantonese radio station, that the Canadian response to the Uyghur situation in China is not basedContinue reading “Chinese Exclusion Act 2.0: The new Cold War fuels anti-Asian racism / by Cindy Li”

Opinion: Former Brazilian president compares US neoliberalism with China’s people-centered development / by Carlos Martinez

Rousseff, a trained economist, gave a detailed analysis of rising tensions between the US and China, starting with Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” in 2011. She noted that, while the Trump administration was responsible for the sharpest escalation of anti-China hostility, the Biden administration has thus far failed to meaningfully improve the situation. Rousseff compared theContinue reading “Opinion: Former Brazilian president compares US neoliberalism with China’s people-centered development / by Carlos Martinez”

Nepal accepts U.S. aid despite protests, Chinese objections / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Police moved in to disperse protesters who are against the U.S. infrastructure grant. AP Nepal’s Parliament on February 27 ratified an aid package provided through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), an “independent agency” located in the United States. The $500 million to be dispensed, plus $130 million from Nepal, will pay for roadway improvements andContinue reading “Nepal accepts U.S. aid despite protests, Chinese objections / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”

Another Hiroshima is coming…. Unless we stop it now – John Pilger

Originally By John Pilger, Aug 07, 2020  Source : https://mronline.org/2020/08/07/another-hiroshima-is-coming-unless-we-stop-it-now/ In a major essay to mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, John Pilger describes reporting from five ‘ground zeros’ for nuclear weapons–from Hiroshima to Bikini, Nevada to Polynesia and Australia. He warns that unless we take action now, China is next. John Pilger, renownedContinue reading “Another Hiroshima is coming…. Unless we stop it now – John Pilger”