Capitalism on a Ventilator

by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, published on Counterpunch, December 18, 2020 Asian countries have been far more successful than the US in responding to the COVID pandemic, but you’d never know that from the US media. Even most alternative media has been largely US- & Euro-centric. While our domestic issues here are important, we have been missing out on important lessons[…]

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U.S. Chernobl, Why the US Failed and China Succeeded against COVID-19

By Lee Siu Hin, Published on IACenter.org, August 1, 2020 This is the second part of the introduction to Capitalism on a Ventilator, an anthology of articles on the US handling of the COVID-19 crisis and the Chinese response to the same, edited by IAC’s Sara Flounders and Lee Siu-Hin.  Capitalism on a Ventilator, which includes articles by  UNAC AC[…]

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The Chinese Uyghur Dark Legend and Washington’s Campaign to Counter Chinese Economic Rivalry

by Stephen Gowans, published on What’s Left, October 25, 2020 Dig below the surface of the allegations that Beijing is abusing its Muslim population, and you won’t find concentration camps and genocide, but a US-led effort to create a Chinese dark legend. The roots of the demonization campaign are to be found in Washington’s desire to counter China’s challenge to[…]

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US Doing its Best to Lock China Out of Latin America

by Vijay Prashad, published on Asia Times, November 4, 2020 On August 20, 2018, El Salvador’s leftist president Salvador Sánchez Cerén announced on national television that his country would break its ties with Taiwan and recognize the People’s Republic of China. This was in accord with international law, said Sánchez Cerén, and it would bring “great benefits for our country.”[…]

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Did Huawei Violate Iran Sanctions?

by Professor Dr. Wang, December 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House“ – Published on Popular Resistance, December 13, 2018 No, they didn’t. CFO Meng Wan Zhou was arrested supposedly for “violating Iran sanction”. This has to be the most grotesque distortion of justice. After all, the United States was the country which unilaterally pulled out in VIOLATION of an agreement they had[…]

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Why America’s Economic War on China is Failing

by VJ Prashad and John Ross, produced by Globetrotter, published on MR Online, October 7, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump—supported by most of the U.S. establishment—deepened the U.S. government’s assault on the Chinese economy. The “trade war” seemed to play well with Trump’s political base, who somehow hoped that an economic attack on China would miraculously create economic prosperity for[…]

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Science and Stake Behind the COVID Vaccine Development

by Lee Siu Hin, published on ImmigrantSolidarity.org, September 8, 2020 The global race to develop COVID-19 vaccine, there are the good, the bad and the ugly. On August 11th, 2020 Russia announced they had registered the world first COVID-19 vaccine, call “Sputink V”, while not yet enter the critical Phase III trail (any drugs need to pass 3-stages Phase I,[…]

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U.S. Militarism Towards China is Part and Parcel of American Hegemony Syndrome

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, August 26, 2020 American hegemony syndrome has shifted public attention away from the critical problems facing humanity by demonizing China. “Military expansionism compensates for the fact that the U.S. has lost to China in the realm of economic competition.” The COVID-19 pandemic has not made the planet any safer from the threat[…]

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Why 5G is the First Stage of a Tech War Between the U.S. and China

by Prabir Purkayastha, published on Counterpunch, August 14, 2020 The U.S. tech war on China continues, banning Chinese equipment from its network, and asking its Five Eyes partners and NATO allies to follow suit. It is a market and a technology denial regime that seeks to win back manufacturing that the U.S. and European countries have lost to China. International[…]

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