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Winds of New Cold War Howling in the Arctic Circle

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and published on Consortium News, January 17, 2023 In 1996, the eight countries on the Arctic rim — Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States — formed the Arctic Council, a journey that began in 1989 when Finland approached the other countries to hold a discussion about[…]

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Top Marine General In Japan Bluntly Describes US Is “Setting The Theatre” For Future War With China

by Tyler Durden, published on Zero Hedge, January 10, 2023 U.S. facilitating militarization of Japan.  Reckless talk by high level U.S. General.  What choice do they leave the Chinese?  [jb] The top Marine Corps General for Japan this week issued some very revealing statements in an interview focused on countering China in the Financial Times. Despite Chinese leadership insisting that[…]

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Japan Rearms Under Washington’s Pressure − a Wake-up Call to the Antiwar Movement

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, December 28, 2022 The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. The decision includes openly acquiring offensive weapons and reshaping its military[…]

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Xi JinPing, Justin Trudeau and White Supremacist Ideology

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, November 23, 2022 Western arrogance and anger about the economic prowess of a non-white nation resulted in Xi Jinping’s very public dressing down of Justin Trudeau.  The Group of 20, or G20, comprises those nations said to be those with the largest economies in the world. The heads of state who attend[…]

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U.S. Twin Billionaire Parties win 2022 Elections: How the System Really Works

by Jeff Mackler,  November 16, 2022 The 2022 U.S. midterm elections witnessed the twin parties of the ruling rich spending an unprecedented but nevertheless relatively paltry sum of $18 billion to determine which wing of capital will steal the lion’s share of the nation’s wealth created by working people. I say paltry because the stakes to the super rich in[…]

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Scholz’s China Trip Raises Hackles

by M. K. Bhadrakumar, published on Indian Punchline, November 5, 2022 German diplomacy presented a riveting sight of “counterpoint” with Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock hosting her G7 partners in Münster on November 3-4 even as Chancellor Olaf Sholz was emplaning from Berlin on a one-day visit to Beijing. The photo-op showed the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken flanking Baerbock[…]

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Sanctions and the New Cold War on China

by Carlos Martinez, August 2022 Background The instinctive attitude of the United States towards the Chinese Revolution was of course one of hostility. In a protracted war between progress and reaction, between the future and the past, the governments of the US and the People’s Republic of China were, and are, are on opposite sides of the barricades. Hence shortly[…]

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