The United States Empire Is Falling. What Does That Mean?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

In his latest book, "In the Shadow of the American Century: The rise and decline of US global power," Alfred McCoy writes about the tools used by the United States to maintain global domination [...]

Chinese Leadership On U.N. Reform

By Rene Wadlow, Transcend.org -

6 Jan 2017 – There have been a number of periods when proposals for new or different United Nations structures were proposed and discussed. The first was in the 1944-1945 period when the Charter [...]

Russia And China Challenge Dollar Domination

By F. William Engdahl, informationclearinghouse.info -

Since the August 1998 sovereign default triggered by the West, Russian state finances have been prudent to almost a fault. The size of the national government debt is the lowest of any major [...]

South Korea’s History Making Geo-Political Pivot Frightens US

By Adam Garrie, theduran.com -

Throughout the Cold War, the doctrine of mutually assured destruction, somewhat appropriately referred to by the acronym ‘MAD’, ensured that in spite of high tensions, none of the nuclear powers [...]

The US Opium Wars: China, Burma And The CIA

By Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn, counterpunch.org -

By Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn for Counter Punch - You won’t find a star of remembrance for him on the wall of fallen “heroes” at CIA HQ in Langley, but one of the Agency’s first [...]

West Virginia Signs Investment Pact With China Energy

By Staff, AP.org -

By Staff for Associated Press - West Virginia officials announced an agreement on Thursday with China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd. for the company to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development [...]

South Korea Shifts Towards China

By Alexander Mercouris, www.theduran.com -

By Alexander Mercouris for The Duran. The big news in Asia this week is not US President Trump’s grand but ultimately empty visit to China. It is the quiet steps China and South Korea have [...]

China Shifts Course; ‘Minsky Moment’ Of Global Financial Instability

By Jack Rasmus, counterpunch.org -

By Jack Rasmus for Counter Punch - The past year the US and global ‘real’ economies have enjoyed a moderate recovery. Much of that has been due to China stimulating its economy to ensure real [...]

Japan’s Election Worsening Prospects For Peace With N. Korea, China

By Nicole L Freiner, www.theconversation.com -

By Nicole L Freiner for The Conversation - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gambled by calling a snap election – and he has won big. Voters handed Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party a sweeping [...]

Korea? It’s Always Really Been About China!

By Paul Atwood, www.counterpunch.org -

By Paul Atwood for Counter Punch - How many citizens have ever asked themselves what the United States is doing in Korea in the first place? In November of 1945, two months after the surrender of [...]

China Plans To Ban Sales Of Fossil Fuel Cars Entirely

By Darrell Etherington, www.techcrunch.com -

By Darrell Etherington for TechCrunch - China’s big electric vehicle push is about to get even bigger: The country is planning to end the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles entirely, with [...]

China Readies Yuan-Priced Crude Oil Benchmark Backed By Gold

By Tsvetana Paraskova, www.oilprice.com -

By Tsvetana Paraskova for Oil Price - The world’s top oil importer, China, is preparing to launch a crude oil futures contract denominated in Chinese yuan and convertible into gold, potentially [...]

China Has Already More Than Doubled Its 2020 Solar Power Target

By Jing Yan and Lauri Myllyvirta, www.ecowatch.com -

By Jing Yan and Lauri Myllyvirta for Eco Watch - China has more than doubled its end-of-decade solar power target, with new installations dramatically outstripping expectation, according to the [...]

World’s Biggest Floating Solar Farm On Former Coal Mine

By Global Citizen, www.ecowatch.com -

By Global Citizen for Eco Watch - Coal power is getting buried in China—both literally and figuratively. Earlier this week, a new floating solar farm went live in the Chinese city of Huainan [...]

Beijing’s “Belt And Road” Initiative, Towards An Economy Of Peace?

By Peter Koeing, www.informationclearinghouse.info -

By Peter Koeing for Information Clearing House - August 31, 2017 "Information Clearing House" - Why is the world one huge fireball of hostilities, conflicts, threats of economic sanctions, [...]