What’s behind Hong Kong protests?

By Sara Flounders , published on International Action Center, August 16, 2019 The demonstrations in Hong Kong, now an open confrontation with the People’s Republic of China, have a global impact. What are the forces behind this movement? What provides the funds and who stands to benefit? The increasingly violent demonstrations in Hong Kong are completely embraced and enthusiastically supported[…]

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Neoliberalism Has Met its Match in China

by Ellen Brown, published on Truthdig, August 7, 2019 When the Federal Reserve cut interest rates last week, commentators were asking why. According to official data, the economy was rebounding, unemployment was below 4% and gross domestic product growth was above 3%. If anything, by the Fed’s own reasoning, it should have been raising rates. Market pundits explained that we’re[…]

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Hong Kong Protests: Why Imperialists Support ‘Democracy’ Movement

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, October 7, 2014 Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Occupy Central, have received enormous and very favorable U.S. media coverage. Every news report describes with great enthusiasm[…]

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Tiananmen: The Massacre that Wasn’t

An armored vehicle in flames during the June 4, 1989 protests in Beijing by Brian Becker, Published on Liberation News, June 3, 2019 Liberation News is republishing the following article originally posted in 2014 to answer the lies spread by the U.S. government and its loyal corporate media outlets about China on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the 1989[…]

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Development vs. destruction: China and the U.S.

Image: Chinese Belt and Road Economic Initiative ~Wikimedia by Sara Flounders, published on the International Action Center, December 11, 2018 Escalating U.S. military confrontations, political threats, extreme tariffs and an ominous trade war against China are having global repercussions. These provocations impact the economy and the political alliances of every country, not only China. The emerging policies of China and[…]

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Why the U.S. Threatens China — as a New Superpower

by Sarah Flounders, published on International Action Center,  November 29, 2018 China’s growth into the world’s second-largest economy is being evaluated by all the corporate media, reflecting debates in U.S. ruling circles and the U.S. top military command. They are forced to admit that most of their hopes and dreams that the Chinese government could be easily overwhelmed, and that[…]

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