US Senators Call For An End To The Blockade On Venezuela And Iran

By Staff, Alba Ciudad with OT content   -

A group of 11 Democratic senators demanded that the White House temporarily suspend the coercive measures imposed on Venezuela and Iran in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The senators sent a [...]

Karl Marx In Wuhan: How Chinese Socialism Is Defeating COVID-19

By Staff, Invent-the-future.org -

The initial outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) took place in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, in early January 2020. The epidemic was limited almost entirely [...]

In Letter To American People, Iranian President Raps Sanctions

By Hassan Rouhani, Tasnimnews.com -

On behalf of the great Iranian nation, I write to the people of the United States of America on the occasion of the Iranian New Year (Nowruz). The coronavirus outbreak has endangered the health [...]

It Is Not China, But The Western World That Should Be Defined As The “Real Sick Man”

By Andre Vltchek, Informationclearinghouse.info -

Not long ago, the Wall Street Journal insulted China, calling it “the Real Sick Man of Asia”. China retaliated, and then the U.S. counter-retaliated. Emotions have been running high, journalists [...]

Inhumanity Unbound: No Help From The EU Or US, While China And Cuba Provide Aid

By Staff, Zzs-blg.blogspot.com -

Nothing exposes the hypocrisy, arrogance, and selfishness of capitalism and its backers like a major threat or catastrophe. Three hundred Chinese doctors began arriving in Italy on Wednesday, [...]

China’s Damning US Human Rights Report May Be Propaganda, but It’s Not Wrong

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com   -

Amid a global pandemic, you might be forgiven for having missed that the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China just released a 13,000-word report on the state of [...]

US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort To Restrict Them

By Patrick Maynard, Truthout.org -

Berlin– A year after a German court issued a ruling that would have dramatically restricted U.S. drone operations in accordance with international law, no substantive changes have taken place, as [...]

Stop Tightening The Thumb Screws, A Humanitarian Message

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

U.S. sanctions against Iran, cruelly strengthened in March of 2018, continue a collective punishment of extremely vulnerable people. Presently, the U.S. “maximum pressure” policy severely [...]

12 Ways The US Invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Mronline.org -

While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping up the [...]

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington had blacklisted three Iranian entities for engaging in what he called “significant transactions” to trade in Iranian [...]

Cruelty Of Sanctions During Pandemic

By Vijay Prashad and Paola Estrada, Asiatimes.com -

Swiftly moves the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), dashing across continents, skipping over oceans, terrifying populations in every country. The numbers of those infected rise, as do the numbers [...]

The Trump Administration Drove Him Back To China, Where He Invented A Fast Coronavirus Test

By David Armstrong, Annie Waldman and Daniel Golden, Propublica.org -

On the fourth floor of the University of Florida cancer research building, the once-bustling laboratory overseen by professor Weihong Tan is in disarray. White lab coats are strewn over [...]

China Locked In Hybrid War With US

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

Among the myriad, earth-shattering geopolitical effects of coronavirus, one is already graphically evident. China has re-positioned itself. For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping’s [...]

China Calls For Lifting Of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

By Betsey Piette, Workers.org -

Amid the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19, China called on March 16 for the immediate lifting of U.S. sanctions on Iran, one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic. China’s call came [...]

Putin Unleashes Strategic Hell On The U.S.

By Tom Luongo, Strategic-culture.org -

I am an avid board game player. I’m not much for the classics like chess or go, preferring the more modern ones. But, regardless, as a person who appreciates the delicate balance between strategy [...]