China-Iran Deal Aims To Expand ‘Common Interests In A Win-Win Manner’

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has presented "some points" of a landmark cooperation deal that was recently concluded between Beijing and Tehran. In a message posted on his [...]

Progressives Push Biden To End ‘Vaccine Apartheid’

By Celia Wexler, Blue Tent. -

Last Friday, three days before a crucial meeting of the World Trade Organization, progressives in the trade, faith, labor, consumer, and human rights communities sent an urgent request to the [...]

Global South Urges Rich Countries To Lift Monopolies On Covid19 Medical Products

By Public Services International. -

This landmark proposal to temporarily suspend the application and enforcement of certain intellectual property obligations under the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual [...]

The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

In 2004, journalist Ron Susskind quoted a Bush White House advisor, reportedly Karl Rove, as boasting, “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality.” He dismissed Susskind’s [...]

Australia Sabotaged Its Own Interests In China Relations

By Tony Kevin, Consortium News. -

The address to Federal Parliament by Chinese President Xi Jinping on  Nov. 17, 2014, marked a highwater mark in bilateral relations.  Xi was in Australia for the G-20 summit in Brisbane hosted by [...]

The Huge New Trade Deal ‘Western’ Media Do Not Like To Talk About

By Moon of Alabama. -

Tomorrow a new trade agreement between 15 Asian states will be signed. It will soon be seen as a milestone in the global economic history. But only very few 'western' media have taken note of it [...]

China And 14 Nations Ready To Sign World’s Largest Trade Deal

By Catherine Wong, South China Morning Post. -

China is expected to sign a mega regional trade deal with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region this weekend, wrapping up a major agreement before the next United States [...]

Choose Fairtrade: Choose The World You Want

By Fairtrade America. -

Washington — In honor of October as Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America is launching a national campaign to generate broader awareness for how a simple action, like purchasing a Fairtrade [...]

Wise People Know Winning A War Is No Better Than Losing One

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

US President Donald Trump and his ‘war council’ – led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – have amplified their aggression against China. What began as a trade dispute in the 1990s has now [...]

US Tariffs On China Ruled To Be Illegal

By Jamey Keaten, Detroit News. -

Geneva — The World Trade Organization said Tuesday that Trump administration tariffs on Chinese goods totaling more than $200 billion are illegal under the rules of the global trade body. The [...]

Definitive Eurasian Alliance Is Closer Than You Think

By Pepe Escobar, Asia Times. -

We have seen how China is meticulously planning all its crucial geopolitical and geoeconomic moves all the way to 2030 and beyond. What you are about to read next comes from a series of [...]

The Eurasian Century Has Already Begun

By Scott Foster, Asia Times. -

India, China and ASEAN are the greatest market opportunities, with the greatest potential for growth in nominal terms if the dollar declines. China, India and ASEAN also account for about 45% [...]

Can Whales Save The Humans? + Prepping One Community At A Time

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A whale of a deal for the IMF and all those folks out there who wanna keep consuming but want someone else to deal with the fall out. Next up, the whole damn system is guilty as hell – and that's [...]

US Embassy Pressures Thailand Over Monsanto Poison Ban

By Joseph Thomas, Journal-neo.org -

Under Thailand’s new government, efforts to ban toxic pesticides and herbicides including those made by US agricultural giant Monsanto were first accelerated, and have now finally succeeded. [...]

US Dollar Domination Declines As Eight Countries Join Instex

By Staff, Sputniknews.com -

The INSTEX trade mechanism was set up by France, Germany and the UK in January to continue trade with Iran, bypassing US sanctions. It became operational and available to all EU member states in [...]