12 August 2020 — MintPress News
5 August 2020 — Black Agenda Report
When it comes to China, Democracy Now, Jacobin, The Nation and others on the imperial-minded US ‘left” are allies of white supremacy.
“The racism that undergirds the New Cold War against China is nothing new.”
14 July 2020 — Economics of Imperialism
4 August 2020 — Mint Press
A Washington think tank and Congress issued a bipartisan plan for AI, which utilizes the veneer of technology to formally cast China as the number one obstacle to US hegemony
A bipartisan plan for artificial intelligence (AI) in relation to national security has just been released by U.S. Representatives Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Will Hurd (R-TX). The report was put together by the D.C.-based think tank Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) of Georgetown University, in addition to industry representatives and academics, as well as other government officials.
2 August 2020 — Moon of Alabama
In 2017 the Chinese company ByteDance bought the Shanghai-based video app Musical.ly in a $1 billion deal and relaunched under the name TikTok. The app allows its users to create and share short videos with special effects.
It was a great success and the app now has more than 80 million active users in the U.S. alone. The Chinese version Douyin is separate and has even more.
29 July 2020 — Indian Punchline
The Asian chancelleries have a great deal to mull over after the extraordinary joint press conference by the US and Australia following the AUSMIN meeting of their foreign and defence ministers in Washington, DC, on July 28. It is improbable that the Ministry of External Affairs in South Block missed out on the event.
29 July 2020 — theplanningmotivedotcom
Why the US needs to launch a pre-emptive strike
The window for preserving US economic and financial hegemony is closing rapidly, concertinaed by the pandemic. The IMF data released 24th June, which is continuously being revised, gives a 9% reduction in US GDP relative to China this year. In fact, that reduction could be nearer 20%, effectively ending the reign of the US economy as the world’s largest, when measured by $GDP.
17 July 2020 — The Grayzone
Taiwan’s claim that it provided early warning to the WHO about Covid and “human-to human-transmission” has been exploited by the Trump administration to attack the multi-lateral body and turn up the heat on China. There’s just one problem: it’s totally false.
By Ajit Singh
19 July 2020 — What’s Left
In a major speech, US Attorney General William Barr dwelled at length on the threat Chinese-owned firms pose to corporate America’s domination of the global economy, but said little about Chinese policy on Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong, and the South China Sea, the usual reasons Washington cites for its growing anti-Chinese animus.
16 July 2020 — Black Agenda Report
It should not surprise anyone that China would take protective measures against the threat of U.S. imperialism in the realm of cyber technology.
“Censorship in the United States is rampant but the Great American Firewall is rarely discussed.”
9 July 2020 — Indian Punchline
By M.K. Bhadrakumar
An quasi-alliance rooted in dynamic economic partnership — trade touched $110 bn last year — and intensifying cooperation and coordination in the foreign policy arena takes a big leap forward, as the two countries join hands to strengthen their political systems. Beijing’s interest to highlight it speaks for itself.
8 July 2020 — Origin: New Eastern Outlook
“We see that, with the changing world order, the rivalry between the current centers of power continues to intensify and so does the battle for leadership in the future. Unfortunately, the threat posed by the novel Coronavirus has not reduced these geopolitical tensions, exacerbating them instead. We would like to reiterate that, from our point of view, the COVID-19 pandemic has become an additional catalyst speeding up these changes…”