The Real Reason For ‘Grave Concern’ Over The Hong Kong Security Law

By Ken Moak, Asia Times. -

Before and since China passed the national-security law (NSL) for Hong Kong, many in the West have expressed concern if not outrage, accusing Beijing of taking away the Special Administrative [...]

The East-Bound Wind Causes A Storm In The West

By Behrooz Ghamari Tabrizi, Counterpunch. -

A few months after the publication of his remarkable book, Adam Smith in Beijing, I had an illuminating conversation with Giovanni Arrighi about the significance of China in world history. The [...]

Modi’s ‘New’ India: Notch Or Knot On China’s Belt (And Road Initiative)

By Danny Sjursen, -

File it in the rapidly-brimming "biggest-stories-of-2020-you-haven’t-heard-about" folder. Amidst the madness merger of pandemic and protests – both of which Trump’s minions have blamed on [...]

Danny Sjursen: Fourth Of July Musings

By Danny Sjursen, -

Once again, this Fourth of July, Americans will celebrate — to the unwitting militarist racist tune that is the “Star Spangled Banner” — more than just the nation’s Independence Day. Though most [...]

Suicidal Empire

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance. -

Let us talk about the suicidal aspect. Ever since the US government turned its economy to the control of a "federal reserve" (which is not federal or government but private bankers), it had [...]

Stealing A Nation

One of John Pilger’s most remarkable documentaries, bringing a little-known story to a wide audience, is Stealing a Nation, about how British governments ruthlessly expelled the population of the [...]

‘Black Lives Matter’ Is International

By Roger Harris, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Corte Madera, California - The police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th was the spark that ignited the tinder of accrued injustice throughout the US and globally. This injustice [...]

COVID-19: A Polygraph For These Times

By Pasqualina Curcio, Ultimas Noticias. -

Like a lie detector, COVID-19 has made obvious at least two phenomena that have been taking place already over the past few years: the decline of the U.S. empire and the failure of capitalism. [...]

US War Against Mexico: Prelude To Empire

By  Danny Sjursen, Future of Freedom. -

The 1846 U.S. invasion of Mexico — popularly, if misleadingly, dubbed the Mexican-American War — must rate as an acute pivot point in the young nation’s history. The Mexican-American War, seen [...]

New Study: US Empire Is Falling But Will Not Fall Quietly

By the Rand Corporation. -

Where will the next war occur? Who will fight in it? Why will it occur? How will it be fought? This brief summarizes a series of reports that sought to answer these questions—looking out from now [...]

On Contact: COVID-19 And Critic Of Globalization

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to John Ralston Saul, author and president emeritus of Pen International, about how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of American society, [...]

The USA Vs. China: “A Clash Of Civilizations”

By Michael Wong, Peace Pivot. -

Hillary Clinton famously said, “’I don’t want my grandchildren to live in a world dominated by the Chinese.” During his tenure, President Obama launched his “Pivot to Asia,” moving 60% of US [...]

US Uses ‘Humanitarian Intervention’ To Advance Economic And Strategic Interests

By Roger D. Harris, Dissident Voice. -

No More War focuses on the one nation in recent times that has been continuously engaged in wars of aggression. In fact, that nation has been engaged in wars or military occupations in all but [...]

The US Military Is Hell-Bent On Trying To Overpower China

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

The United States has unilaterally increased a buildup around China and has ramped up threatening rhetoric against Beijing. Anxiety about a possible war against China imposed by the United States [...]

These ‘Are The Good Times — Compared To What’s Coming Next”

By Chauncey DeVega, Salon. -

Empires fall a little bit at a time and then all at once. Over the last two decades, America has proven itself to be well along on that journey. The coronavirus pandemic has simply pushed our [...]