Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Inside China-Focused Congressional Hearings, Panic, Paranoia, and Hypocrisy Reign

by Megan Russell, published on Countercurrents, July 9, 2024 Good to know we have some educated people keeping an eye on our decidedly uneducated congress.  [jb] On June 26th, the Committee on Oversight and Accountability sat down for a Congressional Hearing titled, “Defending America from the Chinese Communist Party’s Political Warfare.” This was one of many Congressional hearings aimed at[…]

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From Bad to Worse: Tariffs on Chinese Green Tech Cause Massive Treasuries Dump

by Eve Ottenberg, published on Counterpunch, May 21, 2024 So, after egregious theft of foreign reserves and promiscuous abuse of sanctions, Joe “Not the Climate President” Biden slapped huge tariffs on Chinese green tech and guess what? Beijing turned around May 18 and dumped $53 billion-worth of U.S. Treasuries for gold. Are alarm bells going off in federal financial centers[…]

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Mapping the Parallels of US Conflict: From Vietnam to the War on China

by Megan Russell, May 31, 2024 On August 4th, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood in front of the American public and stated, “We Americans know, as do others though some may forget, the risk of spreading conflict. […] I shall immediately request Congress to pass a resolution to make it clear that our government is united in its determination[…]

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U.S. rejects China’s Proposal to Ban First Use of Nuclear Weapons

by John Wojcik, Mark Gruenberg and Ben Chacko, published on People’s World, May 16, 2024, The U.S. has dismissed Chinese calls for a no-first-use treaty between nuclear weapons states, saying it has questions about China’s “sincerity.” The outright dismissal of China’s proposal followed a major speech in which Biden announced radical tariffs of up to 100 percent, on steel imports[…]

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Three U.S. wars threaten World War Three: $95 billion targets Palestine, Iran, Russia and China

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, May 3, 2024 Anyone who thinks that the U.S. policy of continued arming and fully supporting the Israeli genocide is an accident or a mistake need only look at the $95 billion “supplemental aid” bill just passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden on April 24. The same group of war[…]

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Lessons From China

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, April 17, 2024 Socialist China is a powerful economic and diplomatic rival to the United States. Its success must be studied so that liberation may be possible and to prevent the declining U.S. from doing even more damage to humanity.  On a daily basis the corporate media, members of Congress, and courtier pundits[…]

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‘The Rule of Law Says That the Islands are Chinese’

Global Times interviews Anthony Carty,  published April 6, 2024 GT Editor’s Note: The recent tensions between China and the Philippines have been flared up by the Philippines to make illegal claims over South China Sea islands and maritime rights. Nonetheless, a book written by Anthony Carty (Carty), an Irish professor of international law and now a visiting professor at the[…]

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Houthi Red Sea Crisis Rages On as US Admits Its Impotence and Asks China to Help

by Uriel Araujo, published on InfoBRICS, January 26, 2024 The Financial Times reported that, over the last three months, Washington has repeatedly asked Beijing to pressure Iran into curbing the Houthi rebels. Both the White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly talked about the matter with their Chinese counterparts. Sullivan is even flying[…]

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Dismantling Western Hypocrisy on Xinjiang and Gaza

by Arjae Red, published on Workers World, January 16, 2024 The movement in the U.S. supporting Palestinian national liberation has drawn truly massive numbers of people in action. On Jan. 13, for example, a reported 400,000 people marched on the White House, marking the largest pro-Palestine demonstration in U.S. history. To counter this growing outpouring of support for Palestine in[…]

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