2021-06-24: News Headlines

Anonymous007 (2021-06-24). Taiwan Says It Needs To Prepare For War, As UK Warships Move Towards South China Sea. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 23rd, Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu warned that Taiwan needs to prepare for military conflict with China. | According to him, China's escalating military intimidation of Taiwan shows the self-governed island "needs to prepare" for a possible military conflict. | His warning came one week after the island reported the largest daily fly over by Chinese military planes into Taiwan's self-declared Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ). | The flight included 28 Chinese warplanes, inc…

Workers World Party (2021-06-24). PDF of June 24 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Struggle goes beyond Juneteenth Emancipation and resistance Editorial: Reparations and abolition Pride coverage: Bigotry behind SCOTUS ruling; Atlanta, Buffalo, Cleveland; Also: Consuewella Africa remembered; Reproductive rights under attack; Indigenous victory over pipeline; Kamala Harris & Wall Street; Biden, G7 and NATO. GLOBAL: Peru, Haiti, Palestinian Resistance, China. . . . |

Vijay Prashad (2021-06-24). The looming civil war that threatens Afghanistan, Pakistan and China. peoplesdispatch.org The great suffering and great waste of social wealth caused due to the war in Afghanistan is set to culminate with the Taliban's return to power, and with terrorist groups, which are entrenched in parts of Central Asia, making a full return…

John Kendall Hawkins (2021-06-24). Comfortably Numb: the Sackler Oxycontin Cartel. counterpunch.org China has an opium problem — again. And an American family is to blame. As the avid historian of China's insulated dynastic past knows, the Century of Humiliation, from 1839-1939, had as its centerpiece the Opium Wars fought by the Qing dynasty against the British to prevent its subjects going from casual opium users to

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-24). Report: US, China Might Hold Diplomatic Talks Next Week. news.antiwar.com According to a The last time Wang and Blinken met was in March,

Anonymous669 (2021-06-24). China Equipped Syrian Army To Combat Turkistan Islamic Party In Greater Idlib — Report. southfront.org File image. | China has supplies the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) with military equipment to combat the al-Qaeda-affiliated Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, the Syrian An off…

Vijay Prashad (2021-06-24). Civil War in Afghanistan Will Threaten Afghanistan, China and Pakistan. zcomm.org There are two forms of war that exist in Afghanistan.

WSWS (2021-06-24). COVID-19 outbreak worsens in Taiwan amid vaccine row. wsws.org In addition to the big business-driven chaos of the government's response to the pandemic, the island's vaccine supply has been subordinated to the Biden administration's drive to use Taiwan as a tool to confront Beijing.

Staff (2021-06-23). Headlines for June 23, 2021. democracynow.org Republicans Block Major Voting Rights Bill as Democrats Vow to Continue Fight, Air Raid in Tigray Kills Dozens, Adding to Conflict-Fueled Devastation, Japan Restarts First Nuclear Reactor in Over 3 Years Amid Widespread Opposition, Rights Groups Sound Alarm as Nicaragua's Gov't Escalates Crackdown on Opposition, Shooting in Mexican Border Town Kills at Least 15 People in Crossfire, At Least 3 Arab Israeli Journalists Have Come Under Attack in Past Month, U.S. Gov't Seizes PressTV.com and Other Websites Linked to Iran, Hong Kong Newspaper Apple Daily Shuts Down Days After Police Raid Newsroom, Arrest Editors, Cata…

sputniknews (2021-06-23). US Has Created 400,000 Troop-Strong Force in Asia-Pacific, Russian Military Intelligence Warns. sputniknews.com The Biden administration dramatically increased so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the East and South China Seas, and on the diplomatic front has worked to create a major new alliance to "contain" China. Beijing has blasted these efforts, accusing the US of trying to create global chaos.

ecns.cn (2021-06-23). Virtuous China-US competition contributes to world peace: media. ecns.cn Virtuous China-US competition can contribute to world peace and development by promoting infrastructure, vaccines, and a better environment, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday citing a Chinese expert.

David Swanson (2021-06-23). Talk World Radio: Julie Varughese on the Unending War on Afghanistan. warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. This week on Talk World Radio, the non-ending of the war on Afghanistan, the ramping up of the cold war on China, and the Black Alliance for Peace. Our guest Julie Varughese has …

WSWS (2021-06-23). Anti-China legislation on Taiwan introduced in US House of Representatives. wsws.org The bill is part of a provocative bipartisan effort in Washington to elevate Taiwan's status in order to undermine Beijing.

teleSUR (2021-06-23). China Discovers Its Largest Shale Oil Field to Date. telesurenglish.net According to preliminary estimates, the field has proven reserves of 1 billion tons of shale oil. | According to preliminary estimates, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) announced the discovery in the northern Ordos basin of the country's largest shale oil field, which contains proven reserves of 1 billion tons of crude oil. | RELATED: | According to the statement carrying the news, issued this Monday thr…

ecns.cn (2021-06-23). China's migrating elephant herd travels southwards. ecns.cn China's herd of 14 wandering wild Asian elephants has traveled southwards, re-entering Eshan county, in Southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said on Tuesday.

teleSUR (2021-06-23). Globalink | European Parliament Member Calls on EU To Cooperate With China Instead of Confrontation. telesurenglish.net "China has completed the greatest poverty reduction program in human history, while homelessness in the West is at record levels. In the last 40 years, China bombed nobody or isn't Sanctioning any countries to death – Why is the EU allowing the US to drag us into a confrontation with China..?"

teleSUR (2021-06-23). Globalink | Turkish Ceramics Artist's Fruitful Life in Changing Porcelain Capital. telesurenglish.net Ekrem Yazici, a Turkish ceramics artist, has been living and working in China's porcelain capital Jingdezhen for over 10 years. In this video, he talks about the changes and charms of the city. Watch to find out!

ecns.cn (2021-06-23). Mexican expert praises China's contribution to infrastructure in LatAm. ecns.cn Children's shoes, dolls, flowers with notes at the front of Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2, 2021. (China News Service/Yu Ruidong)…

Rajan Menon (2021-06-23). Power, Wealth, and Justice in the Time of Covid-19. counterpunch.org Fifteen months ago, the SARS-CoV-2 virus unleashed Covid-19. Since then, it's killed more than 3.8 million people worldwide (and possibly many more). Finally, a return to normalcy seems likely for a distinct minority of the world's people, those living mainly in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and China. That's not

James Bradley (2021-06-23). How FDR Was Manipulated and Betrayed by His Own Naval Intelligence Chief in the Fateful Last Months of WWII. covertactionmagazine.com Unknown for decades, declassified documents show that FDR's mail was deliberately diverted and falsified to prevent a historic meeting with Mao Zedong that might have shortened the war, changed history, and reshaped the modern world. Historians cite the 1972 meeting between Mao Zedong and Richard Nixon as the original spark for U.S.-China Globalization in which …

WSWS (2021-06-23). How science demolishes the right-wing fiction of a Wuhan "lab leak" as the source of coronavirus. wsws.org The science underlying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 distinctly points to the virus emerging from nature rather than from a laboratory.

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2021-06-23: News Headlines

Staff (2021-06-23). Headlines for June 23, 2021. democracynow.org Republicans Block Major Voting Rights Bill as Democrats Vow to Continue Fight, Air Raid in Tigray Kills Dozens, Adding to Conflict-Fueled Devastation, Japan Restarts First Nuclear Reactor in Over 3 Years Amid Widespread Opposition, Rights Groups Sound Alarm as Nicaragua's Gov't Escalates Crackdown on Opposition, Shooting in Mexican Border Town Kills at Least 15 People in Crossfire, At Least 3 Arab Israeli Journalists Have Come Under Attack in Past Month, U.S. Gov't Seizes PressTV.com and Other Websites Linked to Iran, Hong Kong Newspaper Apple Daily Shuts Down Days After Police Raid Newsroom, Arrest Editors, Cata…

sputniknews (2021-06-23). US Has Created 400,000 Troop-Strong Force in Asia-Pacific, Russian Military Intelligence Warns. sputniknews.com The Biden administration dramatically increased so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the East and South China Seas, and on the diplomatic front has worked to create a major new alliance to "contain" China. Beijing has blasted these efforts, accusing the US of trying to create global chaos.

ecns.cn (2021-06-23). Virtuous China-US competition contributes to world peace: media. ecns.cn Virtuous China-US competition can contribute to world peace and development by promoting infrastructure, vaccines, and a better environment, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday citing a Chinese expert.

David Swanson (2021-06-23). Talk World Radio: Julie Varughese on the Unending War on Afghanistan. warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. This week on Talk World Radio, the non-ending of the war on Afghanistan, the ramping up of the cold war on China, and the Black Alliance for Peace. Our guest Julie Varughese has …

WSWS (2021-06-23). Anti-China legislation on Taiwan introduced in US House of Representatives. wsws.org The bill is part of a provocative bipartisan effort in Washington to elevate Taiwan's status in order to undermine Beijing.

ecns.cn (2021-06-23). China's migrating elephant herd travels southwards. ecns.cn China's herd of 14 wandering wild Asian elephants has traveled southwards, re-entering Eshan county, in Southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2021-06-23). Mexican expert praises China's contribution to infrastructure in LatAm. ecns.cn Children's shoes, dolls, flowers with notes at the front of Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2, 2021. (China News Service/Yu Ruidong)…

James Bradley (2021-06-23). How FDR Was Manipulated and Betrayed by His Own Naval Intelligence Chief in the Fateful Last Months of WWII. covertactionmagazine.com Unknown for decades, declassified documents show that FDR's mail was deliberately diverted and falsified to prevent a historic meeting with Mao Zedong that might have shortened the war, changed history, and reshaped the modern world. Historians cite the 1972 meeting between Mao Zedong and Richard Nixon as the original spark for U.S.-China Globalization in which …

Rajan Menon (2021-06-23). Power, Wealth, and Justice in the Time of Covid-19. counterpunch.org Fifteen months ago, the SARS-CoV-2 virus unleashed Covid-19. Since then, it's killed more than 3.8 million people worldwide (and possibly many more). Finally, a return to normalcy seems likely for a distinct minority of the world's people, those living mainly in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and China. That's not

WSWS (2021-06-23). How science demolishes the right-wing fiction of a Wuhan "lab leak" as the source of coronavirus. wsws.org The science underlying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 distinctly points to the virus emerging from nature rather than from a laboratory.

WSWS (2021-06-22). Canadian government promotes Wuhan Lab conspiracy theory as anti-China campaign gathers pace. wsws.org Canada joined with its G7 allies at their annual summit, held earlier this month in the UK, in "comparing notes" on the discredited lab leak theory, which got its start from far-right circles around the fascist ideologue Steve Bannon and former US President Donald Trump.

Joshua Hanks (2021-06-22). Workers' power on display as Chinese astronauts arrive at Tiangong space station. workers.org China's new Tiangong space station received its first three astronauts June 17, marking a major milestone in the country's rapid scientific and technological development. Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming, known as "taikonauts," successfully docked their Shenzhou-12 spacecraft with the Tianhe-1 core module, which had been placed into orbit . . . |

Sara Flounders (2021-06-22). Salute on the Communist Party of China's 100th Anniversary. workers.org The following statement was written in collective consultation with the Workers World Party Executive Committee and editorial staff for the July 1, 2021 celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. Workers World Party, founded in 1959, is a Marxist-Leninist party in the U.S. From its beginning, Workers . . . |

Editor (2021-06-22). Salute on the Communist Party of China's 100th Anniversary. workers.org Workers World Party, founded in 1959, is a Marxist-Leninist party in the U.S. From its beginning, Workers World has been a staunch supporter of the 1949 Chinese Revolution, with great appreciation for the guiding role of the Communist Party of China in that revolution. As a revolutionary working-class party in . . . |

_____ (2021-06-22). China, allies seek probe into indigenous children's remains in Canada. popularresistance.org "We call for a thorough and impartial investigation into all cases where crimes were committed against the indigenous people, especially children, so as to bring those responsible to justice, and offer full remedy to victims," Jiang Duan, a senior official at China's mission to the U.N. in Geneva, told the Human Rights Council.

Eric Sommer (2021-06-22). US Digital War Against China: A Means to Preserve World Domination? globalresearch.ca

Eric Sommer (2021-06-22). US Digital War Against China: A Means to Preserve World Domination? globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-22). US Sends Another Warship Through the Taiwan Strait. news.antiwar.com For the sixth time during the Biden administration, the US sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, stoking tensions with China. In 2020, the Trump administration sailed warships through the Taiwan Strait 13 times,

_____ (2021-06-22). China, Allies Seek Probe Into Indigenous Children's Remains In Canada. popularresistance.org Geneva – China and its allies called on Tuesday for an independent investigation into the discovery last month of the remains of more than 200 indigenous children at a Canadian boarding school. | The remains of 215 children, some as young as three years old, were found in British Colombia at the site of a former residential school for indigenous children, a discovery Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described as heartbreaking. | "We call for a thorough and impartial investigation into all cases where crimes were committed against the indigenous people, especially children, so as to bring those responsible to justice…

WSWS (2021-06-22). Ousting of National Party leader highlights political instability in Australia. wsws.org Driving the Coalition infighting are deep conflicts, bound up with growing popular political disaffection, soaring social inequality and the escalating US offensive against China.

WSWS (2021-06-22). How science demolishes the right-wing fiction of a Wuhan "lab leak" as the source of coronavirus. wsws.org The science underlying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 distinctly points to the virus emerging from nature rather than from a laboratory.

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2021-06-22: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-06-22). Canadian government promotes Wuhan Lab conspiracy theory as anti-China campaign gathers pace. wsws.org Canada joined with its G7 allies at their annual summit, held earlier this month in the UK, in "comparing notes" on the discredited lab leak theory, which got its start from far-right circles around the fascist ideologue Steve Bannon and former US President Donald Trump.

WSWS (2021-06-22). How science demolishes the right-wing fiction of a Wuhan "lab leak" as the source of coronavirus. wsws.org The science underlying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 distinctly points to the virus emerging from nature rather than from a laboratory.

Joshua Hanks (2021-06-22). Workers' power on display as Chinese astronauts arrive at Tiangong space station. workers.org China's new Tiangong space station received its first three astronauts June 17, marking a major milestone in the country's rapid scientific and technological development. Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming, known as "taikonauts," successfully docked their Shenzhou-12 spacecraft with the Tianhe-1 core module, which had been placed into orbit . . . |

Editor (2021-06-22). Salute on the Communist Party of China's 100th Anniversary. workers.org Workers World Party, founded in 1959, is a Marxist-Leninist party in the U.S. From its beginning, Workers World has been a staunch supporter of the 1949 Chinese Revolution, with great appreciation for the guiding role of the Communist Party of China in that revolution. As a revolutionary working-class party in . . . |

_____ (2021-06-22). China, allies seek probe into indigenous children's remains in Canada. popularresistance.org "We call for a thorough and impartial investigation into all cases where crimes were committed against the indigenous people, especially children, so as to bring those responsible to justice, and offer full remedy to victims," Jiang Duan, a senior official at China's mission to the U.N. in Geneva, told the Human Rights Council.

WSWS (2021-06-22). Ousting of National Party leader highlights political instability in Australia. wsws.org Driving the Coalition infighting are deep conflicts, bound up with growing popular political disaffection, soaring social inequality and the escalating US offensive against China.

Eric Sommer (2021-06-22). US Digital War Against China: A Means to Preserve World Domination? globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

WSWS (2021-06-21). How science demolishes the right-wing fiction of a Wuhan "lab leak" as the source of coronavirus. wsws.org The science underlying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 distinctly points to the virus emerging from nature rather than from a laboratory.

Staff (2021-06-21). Venezuela Includes Foreign Refugees in COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Program. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan National Commission for Refugees (CONARE), through its office in Guasdualito, Apure state, in coordination with the government, the mayor of the José María Romero Municipality and the Venezuelan Ministry of Health, carried out a COVID-19 mass vaccination day on June 18 for senior citizens in the state. Several refugees of Colombian and Mexican nationalities who live in Venezuela were vaccinated in this session. | Thanks to the cooperation of the governments of the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China, Venezuela has been able to launch the immunization program against COVID-19 in pr…

Fight Back (2021-06-21). Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World to begin in Caracas, Venezuela. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – The Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World begins on June 21 in Caracas, Venezuela. To prepare for the Bicentennial Congress a series of Zoom meetings began in February 2021, with hundreds of people from more than 80 countries of the world participating in solidarity each month. | President Maduro of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela welcomed and spoke to the participants who attended from every part of the globe. These included countries where the working class holds power, like Cuba and China, with officials from their ruling parties, trade union movements, and international re…

Editor2 (2021-06-21). China, Africa(ns), White Supremacy & the White Left. orinocotribune.com By Ahjamu Umi — Jun 17, 2021 | In the 1980s, during the cold war, white socialist groups from Marxist/Leninist, Maoist, Trotskyist, etc., tendencies throughout the U.S., were always quick to the draw in attacking our revolutionary Pan-Africanist ideology, work, and analysis. And despite doing everything in their power to differentiate themselves from white socialists, white anarchists as a whole, haven't historically been much better. This reality continues. For us, this has always been strange for what we believe are two distinct reasons. One, although the white socialist left typically desires to see socia…

Dr. Leon Tressell (2021-06-21). G7 Steps Up Cold War Propaganda Against China, Ignores War Crimes Against People of Tigray. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Eds. (2021-06-21). Book review: Roland Boer — Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: A Guide for Foreigners. mronline.org Socialism with Chinese Characteristics challenges the simplistic mutually exclusive dualistic lens through which socialism in China is often viewed and judged. | June 21, 2021 | Review…

Eds. (2021-06-21). 'The Last G7': Satirical cartoon mocking bloc's attempt to suppress China goes viral. mronline.org A Chinese cartoonist's political satire, which mocked the Group of Seven (G7) members that attempt to suppress China, went viral on Chinese social media on Sunday, when the G7 summit was underway in Cornwall, the UK. | June 21, 2021…

Anish R M (2021-06-21). From G7 to NATO Meetings, Imperialist Powers Turn More Aggressive Towards China. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

WSWS (2021-06-21). Australian High Court declares "foreign interference" laws to be constitutional. wsws.org The ruling confirms that the laws have a far wider anti-democratic scope, with the potential to silence or intimidate dissent, beyond the possible criminalisation of links with China.

Eds. (2021-06-21). Book review: Roland Boer — Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: A Guide for Foreigners. mronline.org Socialism with Chinese Characteristics challenges the simplistic mutually exclusive dualistic lens through which socialism in China is often viewed and judged. | June 21, 2021 | Review…

Eds. (2021-06-21). 'The Last G7': Satirical cartoon mocking bloc's attempt to suppress China goes viral. mronline.org A Chinese cartoonist's political satire, which mocked the Group of Seven (G7) members that attempt to suppress China, went viral on Chinese social media on Sunday, when the G7 summit was underway in Cornwall, the UK. | June 21, 2021…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-21). Tomorrow at noon: Belarus and 80th anniversary of Nazi invasion. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Tomorrow at noon: Belarus and 80th anniversary of Nazi invasionRick Rozoff As a scholar I know that a war of symbols has always been a harbinger of real military actions. In this regard, the claims of the collective West, especially Germany and Poland, to the moral high ground look inherently criminal. The Belarusian state news …

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2021-06-21: News Headlines

Editor2 (2021-06-21). China, Africa(ns), White Supremacy & the White Left. orinocotribune.com By Ahjamu Umi — Jun 17, 2021 | In the 1980s, during the cold war, white socialist groups from Marxist/Leninist, Maoist, Trotskyist, etc., tendencies throughout the U.S., were always quick to the draw in attacking our revolutionary Pan-Africanist ideology, work, and analysis. And despite doing everything in their power to differentiate themselves from white socialists, white anarchists as a whole, haven't historically been much better. This reality continues. For us, this has always been strange for what we believe are two distinct reasons. One, although the white socialist left typically desires to see socia…

Dr. Leon Tressell (2021-06-21). G7 Steps Up Cold War Propaganda Against China, Ignores War Crimes Against People of Tigray. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Eds. (2021-06-21). Book review: Roland Boer — Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: A Guide for Foreigners. mronline.org Socialism with Chinese Characteristics challenges the simplistic mutually exclusive dualistic lens through which socialism in China is often viewed and judged. | June 21, 2021 | Review…

Eds. (2021-06-21). 'The Last G7': Satirical cartoon mocking bloc's attempt to suppress China goes viral. mronline.org A Chinese cartoonist's political satire, which mocked the Group of Seven (G7) members that attempt to suppress China, went viral on Chinese social media on Sunday, when the G7 summit was underway in Cornwall, the UK. | June 21, 2021…

Fight Back (2021-06-21). Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World to begin in Caracas, Venezuela. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – The Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World begins on June 21 in Caracas, Venezuela. To prepare for the Bicentennial Congress a series of Zoom meetings began in February 2021, with hundreds of people from more than 80 countries of the world participating in solidarity each month. | President Maduro of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela welcomed and spoke to the participants who attended from every part of the globe. These included countries where the working class holds power, like Cuba and China, with officials from their ruling parties, trade union movements, and international re…

WSWS (2021-06-21). Australian High Court declares "foreign interference" laws to be constitutional. wsws.org The ruling confirms that the laws have a far wider anti-democratic scope, with the potential to silence or intimidate dissent, beyond the possible criminalisation of links with China.

Staff (2021-06-21). Venezuela Includes Foreign Refugees in COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Program. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan National Commission for Refugees (CONARE), through its office in Guasdualito, Apure state, in coordination with the government, the mayor of the José María Romero Municipality and the Venezuelan Ministry of Health, carried out a COVID-19 mass vaccination day on June 18 for senior citizens in the state. Several refugees of Colombian and Mexican nationalities who live in Venezuela were vaccinated in this session. | Thanks to the cooperation of the governments of the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China, Venezuela has been able to launch the immunization program against COVID-19 in pr…

Ulson Gunnar (2021-06-21). China's Space Program Makes Its Mark. asia-pacificresearch.com

Anish R M (2021-06-21). From G7 to NATO Meetings, Imperialist Powers Turn More Aggressive Towards China. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

WSWS (2021-06-21). How science demolishes the right-wing fiction of a Wuhan "lab leak" as the source of coronavirus. wsws.org The science underlying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 distinctly points to the virus emerging from nature rather than from a laboratory.

Anonymous103 (2021-06-20). G7 Steps Up Cold War Propaganda Against China, Ignores War Crimes Against People Of Tigray. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. | The Ethiopian government is committing massacres and other crimes against humanity in different regions of the country. At the recent G7 meeting in Britain over 1,000 protestors marched outside calling for urgent action to prevent more killings of civilians in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. The United States and its allies ignored this. | Instead, they repeated their claims that China is guilty of massive human rights violations in Xinjiang and Ho…

_____ (2021-06-20). World's Nuclear Arms On High Operational Alert And Ready To Strike. popularresistance.org United Nations – The world's nine nuclear armed states have downsized their military arsenals, but made up for their loss by increasing the number of weapons on high operational alert, according to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). | As a result, the world is increasingly within striking distance of nuclear weapons—either by accident or by design. | The most vulnerable region is Asia, which is home to four of the world's nine nuclear powers, namely, India, Pakistan, China and North Korea, the rest being the US, UK, France, Russia and Israel. | The study says the…

Andy Kroll (2021-06-20). The Pandemic Is Us (But Now Mostly Them). tomdispatch.com Fifteen months ago, the SARS-CoV-2 virus unleashed Covid-19. Since then, it's killed more than 3.8 million people worldwide (and possibly many more). Finally, a return to normalcy seems likely for a distinct minority of the world's people, those living mainly in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and China. That's not surprising. The concentration of wealth and power globally has enabled rich countries to all but monopolize available vaccine doses. For the citizens of low-income and poor countries to have long-term pandemic security, especially the 46% of the world's population who…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). 'The Reversed Path' wins 2 awards at Shanghai Intl. FilmFest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iranian film 'The Reversed Path' directed by Abolfazl Jalili won two awards at the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival in China.

Jenny Chan (2021-06-20). State—labor relations and the emergence of grassroots workers' organizations in China. zcomm.org Labor organizers coached workers to take individual actions, rather than collective protests, to make their urgent appeals…

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2021-06-20: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2021-06-20). G7 Steps Up Cold War Propaganda Against China, Ignores War Crimes Against People Of Tigray. southfront.org Illustrative image | Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. | The Ethiopian government is committing massacres and other crimes against humanity in different regions of the country. At the recent G7 meeting in Britain over 1,000 protestors marched outside calling for urgent action to prevent more killings of civilians in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. The United States and its allies ignored this. | Instead, they repeated their claims that China is guilty of massive human rights violations in Xinjiang and Ho…

Jenny Chan (2021-06-20). State—labor relations and the emergence of grassroots workers' organizations in China. zcomm.org Labor organizers coached workers to take individual actions, rather than collective protests, to make their urgent appeals…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-20). 'The Reversed Path' wins 2 awards at Shanghai Intl. FilmFest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iranian film 'The Reversed Path' directed by Abolfazl Jalili won two awards at the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival in China.

Bernie Sanders (2021-06-19). Washington's Dangerous New Consensus on China. zcomm.org Don't Start Another Cold War…

Eds. (2021-06-19). What does Biden's summit spree tell us about the future of U.S. empire? mronline.org Joe Biden took part in several key international meetings over the last week covering a wide range of issues but with one key goal in mind: intensify the new Cold War with China and construct a global front towards this end. | June 19, 2021…

_____ (2021-06-19). NATO Proclamation At Annual Summit Threatens The Peace. popularresistance.org The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China. | So does a new stipulation—announced at the summit—that space attacks could trigger Article 5. Russia has already been accused of testing space-based anti-satellite weapons, which could be adopted as a justification now for war. | Article 5 says that the NATO alliance regards an attack on one of its members as an attack on all of them. That is supposed to come into play only in case of an armed attac…

Jason Ditz (2021-06-19). Biden to Reduce US Troops in Middle East, Will Focus on China, Russia. news.antiwar.com Biden to Reduce US Troops in Middle East, Will Focus on China, Russia | Weapons deployments to be reduced in several countries…

_____ (2021-06-19). Myths & Facts about genocide: What's happening in Xinjiang, China. popularresistance.org The Biden Administration has chosen to echo the same propaganda claims against China that were made by Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Both the Trump & Biden administration are charging the Chinese government with the crime of genocide against a minority people, the Uighurs, in Xinjiang Autonomous Region in western China. This campaign coincides with an economic war with China, which includes tariffs and sanctions. It also comes as the Pentagon has announced a new military doctrine which prioritizes and prepares the United States with a war on China.

_____ (2021-06-19). Myths And Facts About Genocide. popularresistance.org The Biden Administration has chosen to echo the same propaganda claims against China that were made by Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Both the Trump and Biden administrations are charging the Chinese government with the crime of genocide against a minority people, the Uighurs, in Xinjiang Autonomous Region in western China. This campaign coincides with an economic war with China, which includes tariffs and sanctions. It also comes as the Pentagon has announced a new military doctrine which prioritizes and prepares the United States with a war on China. | What are the facts? Is China actually carrying out…

John Feffer (2021-06-19). Building the World Back Better? zcomm.org Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?>

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2021-06-19: News Headlines

Jason Ditz (2021-06-19). Biden to Reduce US Troops in Middle East, Will Focus on China, Russia. news.antiwar.com Biden to Reduce US Troops in Middle East, Will Focus on China, Russia | Weapons deployments to be reduced in several countries…

Eds. (2021-06-19). What does Biden's summit spree tell us about the future of U.S. empire? mronline.org Joe Biden took part in several key international meetings over the last week covering a wide range of issues but with one key goal in mind: intensify the new Cold War with China and construct a global front towards this end. | June 19, 2021…

Bernie Sanders (2021-06-19). Washington's Dangerous New Consensus on China. zcomm.org Don't Start Another Cold War…

_____ (2021-06-19). Myths & Facts about genocide: What's happening in Xinjiang, China. popularresistance.org The Biden Administration has chosen to echo the same propaganda claims against China that were made by Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Both the Trump & Biden administration are charging the Chinese government with the crime of genocide against a minority people, the Uighurs, in Xinjiang Autonomous Region in western China. This campaign coincides with an economic war with China, which includes tariffs and sanctions. It also comes as the Pentagon has announced a new military doctrine which prioritizes and prepares the United States with a war on China.

John Feffer (2021-06-19). Building the World Back Better? zcomm.org Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?>

Dean Baker (2021-06-18). Biden, China, and the New Cold War. zcomm.org Many people don't seem to realize the absurdity of trying to spend China into the ground, as some would claim we did with the Soviet Union…

Dean Baker (2021-06-18). Biden, China and the New Cold War. counterpunch.org After Donald Trump's clown shows, it was nice to have a U.S. president who at least takes world issues seriously while representing the country at the various summits over the last week. But that is a low bar. While we want adults in positions of responsibility, we have to ask where those adults want to

Peter Frost (2021-06-18). Chinese wanderers remind us of the global threats to elephants. peoplesworld.org China is not famous for its elephants — but the famed wandering herd has been dominating animal media headlines for some while. The whole herd of 15 animals originally left a wildlife reserve in the southwest of Yunnan province more than a year ago. They trekked over 300 miles (500km) north, arriving at the outskirts …

James Corbett (2021-06-18). How the West Re-colonized China. globalresearch.ca The "Chinese dragon" of the last two decades may be faltering but it is still hailed by many as an economic miracle. Far from a great advance for Chinese workers, however, it is the direct result of a consolidation of power in the hands of a small clique of powerful families.

teleSUR (2021-06-18). Chinese Experience in Desert Control Helps Green the World. telesurenglish.net Researchers at Shapotou Desert Research and Experiment Station (SDRES) are developing new techniques to combat desertification in China, which in the past 20 years has contributed to the world's largest greening areas. | RELATED: | Zhao Yang, an associate fellow at SDRES of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), has been culturing a kind of cyanobacteria that is key to new desert-control technology. The station…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-18). Milley Says China Has a 'Ways to Go' Before It Can Take Taiwan. news.antiwar.com Despite the constant hype around a potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley believes China has a "ways to go" when it comes to developing the capability to take the island. "My assessment, in terms of capability, I think China has a ways to go to develop …

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-18). China Calls on US and Russia to 'Substantially Slash' Nuclear Arsenals. news.antiwar.com China is again calling on the US and Russia to Zhao said the US and Russian decision to engage in "strategic stability" dialogue was a "welcomed" development. He said the US an…

TRT World (2021-06-18). China as Major Space Power, Dispatches First Crew to New Tiangong Space Station. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-06-18). NATO Declares China as Global Security Challenge. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Anonymous349 (2021-06-18). "There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island" southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE | Mainstream media outlets have once again fueling rumors about the incoming 'Chinese invasion of Taiwan' amid the developing economic and diplomatic tensions between China and the United States. | "There is now a serious possibility that China seeks to occupy one of the outer islands," a Sydney-based d…

Anand Naidoo (2021-06-18). The Heat: Chinese space station. america.cgtn.com Three astronauts are now safely aboard the Chinese Space Station. Their home for the next three months. We will take a look at China's space program.

Eds. (2021-06-18). From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China. mronline.org In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by U.S. president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China. | June 18, 2021 | Newswire…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-18). Rumors Abound Of Chinese Vice-Premier Defecting To The U.S. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | In recent days, there's been rumors, especially around Twitter and Chinese Anti-Communist Party media of a high-level defection from the People's Republic. | Reports are filled with rumors that a vice minister of State Security, Dong Jingwei (Ëë£ÁªèÁ∫¨) defected in mid-February 2021. | He allegedly flew from Hong Kong to the United States with his daughter, Dong Yang. | t.co/qK2chSPanW via Zero Hedge (2021-06-18). Hong Kong Pays Off 3 Patients Who Suffered "Adverse" Reaction to COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca For the first …

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2021-06-18: News Headlines

Eds. (2021-06-18). From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China. mronline.org In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by U.S. president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China. | June 18, 2021 | Newswire…

Dean Baker (2021-06-18). Biden, China and the New Cold War. counterpunch.org After Donald Trump's clown shows, it was nice to have a U.S. president who at least takes world issues seriously while representing the country at the various summits over the last week. But that is a low bar. While we want adults in positions of responsibility, we have to ask where those adults want to

Zero Hedge (2021-06-18). Hong Kong Pays Off 3 Patients Who Suffered "Adverse" Reaction to COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca For the first …

Dean Baker (2021-06-18). Biden, China, and the New Cold War. zcomm.org Many people don't seem to realize the absurdity of trying to spend China into the ground, as some would claim we did with the Soviet Union…

Peter Frost (2021-06-18). Chinese wanderers remind us of the global threats to elephants. peoplesworld.org China is not famous for its elephants — but the famed wandering herd has been dominating animal media headlines for some while. The whole herd of 15 animals originally left a wildlife reserve in the southwest of Yunnan province more than a year ago. They trekked over 300 miles (500km) north, arriving at the outskirts …

James Corbett (2021-06-18). How the West Re-colonized China. globalresearch.ca The "Chinese dragon" of the last two decades may be faltering but it is still hailed by many as an economic miracle. Far from a great advance for Chinese workers, however, it is the direct result of a consolidation of power in the hands of a small clique of powerful families.

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-18). Milley Says China Has a 'Ways to Go' Before It Can Take Taiwan. news.antiwar.com Despite the constant hype around a potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley believes China has a "ways to go" when it comes to developing the capability to take the island. "My assessment, in terms of capability, I think China has a ways to go to develop …

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-18). China Calls on US and Russia to 'Substantially Slash' Nuclear Arsenals. news.antiwar.com China is again calling on the US and Russia to Zhao said the US and Russian decision to engage in "strategic stability" dialogue was a "welcomed" development. He said the US an…

Anonymous349 (2021-06-18). "There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island" southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE | Mainstream media outlets have once again fueling rumors about the incoming 'Chinese invasion of Taiwan' amid the developing economic and diplomatic tensions between China and the United States. | "There is now a serious possibility that China seeks to occupy one of the outer islands," a Sydney-based d…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-18). Rumors Abound Of Chinese Vice-Premier Defecting To The U.S. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | In recent days, there's been rumors, especially around Twitter and Chinese Anti-Communist Party media of a high-level defection from the People's Republic. | Reports are filled with rumors that a vice minister of State Security, Dong Jingwei (Ëë£ÁªèÁ∫¨) defected in mid-February 2021. | He allegedly flew from Hong Kong to the United States with his daughter, Dong Yang. | t.co/qK2chSPanW via Anonymous007 (2021-06-17). China Flies Record 28 Warplanes Near Taiwan In Show Of Force Following G7 Spat. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14th, China's People Liberation Army Air Force (PLAA) flew a record 28 warplanes toward Taiwan, the Taiwanese defense ministry said. | The largest such display of force since Beijing began sending planes on a near daily basis in 2020. | Taiwan's air force deployed its combat air patrol forces in response and monitored the situation in the southwestern part of the island's air defense identification zone with its air defense systems, the Ministry of National Defense said. | The latest f…

WSWS (2021-06-17). At G7 summit, Tokyo escalates tensions with China over Taiwan. wsws.org Japan, in line with Washington, is exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to challenge the "One China" policy and pressure Beijing.

Walter Smolarek (2021-06-17). What does Biden's summit spree tell us about the future of U.S. empire? liberationnews.org Joe Biden took part in several key international meetings over the last week covering a wide range of issues but with one key goal in mind: intensify the new Cold War with China and construct a global front towards this end.

WSWS (2021-06-17). US seeks to ease tensions at Biden-Putin summit, as anti-China drive escalates. wsws.org Against the backdrop of the intensifying US-led war drive against China, Washington appears to be trying to ease tensions with the Kremlin in an effort to isolate Beijing.

John Quigley (2021-06-17). NATO Proclamation at Annual Summit Threatens the Peace. covertactionmagazine.com The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-17). Putin-Biden summit ends without any concrete assurances on world peace. peoplesdispatch.org The US president used the opportunity to continue with his anti-China rhetoric, accusing it of "squeezing" Russia. Biden has been on a diplomatic overdrive against Russia in recent months in its attempts to revive the US' global position…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-17). NATO Proclamation at Annual Summit Threatens the Peace. libya360.wordpress.com John Quigley Space Attacks and Cyber Attacks Could Now Trigger Military Intervention Under Article 5 of the NATO Treaty The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China. So does a new stipulation—announced at…

WSWS (2021-06-17). Nepal plunges deeper into political crisis as pandemic rages across the country. wsws.org One of the poorest countries in Asia, Nepal is now being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and politically roiled by the explosive geopolitical rivalry between the US and India, on the one hand, and China, on the other.

WSWS (2021-06-17). Jon Stewart promotes the "Wuhan Lab" lie: An enraged petty bourgeois loses his mind. wsws.org Jon Stewart, the comedian who as host of "The Daily Show" became a critic of the Iraq war, has embraced the false claim that COVID-19 was created by Chinese scientists.

WSWS (2021-06-17). Jon Stewart promotes the "Wuhan Lab" lie: An enraged petty bourgeois loses his mind. wsws.org Jon Stewart, the comedian who as host of The Daily Show became a critic of the Iraq war, has embraced the false claim that COVID-19 was created by Chinese scientists.

Richard Javad Heydarian (2021-06-17). Biden's China Policy Gets ASEAN Cold Shoulder. asia-pacificresearch.com

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-17). Treasury Secretary Says US to Decouple From China in Some Areas. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she expects Like other Biden officials,

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-17). US Ambassador to UN Wants to Fight Against China 'Every Step of the Way'. news.antiwar.com President Biden's ambassador to the UN on Wednesday "They exert enormous influence in the United Nations, and it's malign … influence that promotes an authoritarian approach to multilateralism," Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "We need to fight that every step of the way." | Thomas-Greenfield said the US is regularly addressing China's alleged human rights abuses agains…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-17). China Launches First Manned Space Flight In Five Years. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 17th, China successfully launched its Shenzhou-12, its first manned space mission since 2016. | Shenzhou-12, meaning "Divine Vessel", lifted off at about 01: 22 GMT from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, according to the live video broadcast on state television, CCTV. | The spacecraft docked with the country's space station Thursday afternoon, China's space agency said, around seven hours after blasting off. | The Shenzhou-12 craft "successfully docked with…

Eds. (2021-06-17). China fantasizes about a 'low-desire' life. mronline.org Tired of the urban grind, young Chinese are rejecting consumerism and decamping to the countryside. That's not the same thing as fighting back. | June 17, 2021 | Newswire…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-06-17). NATO Has Been Called Greatest Threat to World Peace—Now Biden Plans Dangerous Expansion That Will Increase Military Spending and Escalate the Risk of War. covertactionmagazine.com Biden calls support for NATO a "sacred obligation" as he raises false alarms about alleged military threats from Russia and China.

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2021-06-17: News Headlines

James Corbett (2021-06-18). How the West Re-colonized China. globalresearch.ca The "Chinese dragon" of the last two decades may be faltering but it is still hailed by many as an economic miracle. Far from a great advance for Chinese workers, however, it is the direct result of a consolidation of power in the hands of a small clique of powerful families.

WSWS (2021-06-17). US seeks to ease tensions at Biden-Putin summit, as anti-China drive escalates. wsws.org Against the backdrop of the intensifying US-led war drive against China, Washington appears to be trying to ease tensions with the Kremlin in an effort to isolate Beijing.

Eds. (2021-06-17). China fantasizes about a 'low-desire' life. mronline.org Tired of the urban grind, young Chinese are rejecting consumerism and decamping to the countryside. That's not the same thing as fighting back. | June 17, 2021 | Newswire…

John Quigley (2021-06-17). NATO Proclamation at Annual Summit Threatens the Peace. covertactionmagazine.com The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China.

WSWS (2021-06-17). At G7 summit, Tokyo escalates tensions with China over Taiwan. wsws.org Japan, in line with Washington, is exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to challenge the "One China" policy and pressure Beijing.

WSWS (2021-06-17). Nepal plunges deeper into political crisis as pandemic rages across the country. wsws.org One of the poorest countries in Asia, Nepal is now being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and politically roiled by the explosive geopolitical rivalry between the US and India, on the one hand, and China, on the other.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-06-17). NATO Has Been Called Greatest Threat to World Peace—Now Biden Plans Dangerous Expansion That Will Increase Military Spending and Escalate the Risk of War. covertactionmagazine.com Biden calls support for NATO a "sacred obligation" as he raises false alarms about alleged military threats from Russia and China.

Richard Javad Heydarian (2021-06-17). Biden's China Policy Gets ASEAN Cold Shoulder. asia-pacificresearch.com

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-17). Treasury Secretary Says US to Decouple From China in Some Areas. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she expects Like other Biden officials,

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-17). US Ambassador to UN Wants to Fight Against China 'Every Step of the Way'. news.antiwar.com President Biden's ambassador to the UN on Wednesday "They exert enormous influence in the United Nations, and it's malign … influence that promotes an authoritarian approach to multilateralism," Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "We need to fight that every step of the way." | Thomas-Greenfield said the US is regularly addressing China's alleged human rights abuses agains…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-17). China Flies Record 28 Warplanes Near Taiwan In Show Of Force Following G7 Spat. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14th, China's People Liberation Army Air Force (PLAA) flew a record 28 warplanes toward Taiwan, the Taiwanese defense ministry said. | The largest such display of force since Beijing began sending planes on a near daily basis in 2020. | Taiwan's air force deployed its combat air patrol forces in response and monitored the situation in the southwestern part of the island's air defense identification zone with its air defense systems, the Ministry of National Defense said. | The latest f…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-17). China Launches First Manned Space Flight In Five Years. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 17th, China successfully launched its Shenzhou-12, its first manned space mission since 2016. | Shenzhou-12, meaning "Divine Vessel", lifted off at about 01: 22 GMT from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, according to the live video broadcast on state television, CCTV. | The spacecraft docked with the country's space station Thursday afternoon, China's space agency said, around seven hours after blasting off. | The Shenzhou-12 craft "successfully docked with…

WSWS (2021-06-17). Jon Stewart promotes the "Wuhan Lab" lie: An enraged petty bourgeois loses his mind. wsws.org Jon Stewart, the comedian who as host of "The Daily Show" became a critic of the Iraq war, has embraced the false claim that COVID-19 was created by Chinese scientists.

WSWS (2021-06-17). Jon Stewart promotes the "Wuhan Lab" lie: An enraged petty bourgeois loses his mind. wsws.org Jon Stewart, the comedian who as host of The Daily Show became a critic of the Iraq war, has embraced the false claim that COVID-19 was created by Chinese scientists.

C.J. Atkins (2021-06-16). U.S. pushes NATO to target China, risking new Cold War. peoplesworld.org Watch what they do, not just what they say. That's the only conclusion to reach when assessing the stance taken toward China by the NATO countries this week. Several leaders at the U.S.-led military alliance's summit in Brussels tripped over themselves in front of the press to claim they are not seeking a new Cold …

Dean Baker (2021-06-16). Biden, China, and the New Cold War. cepr.net After Donald Trump's clown shows, it was nice to have a U.S. president who at least takes world issues seriously while representing the country at the various summits over the last week. But that is a low bar. While we want adults in positions of responsibility, we have to ask where those adults want to …

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). China says will not tolerate any intervention in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Chinese government said Wed that it does not tolerate any intervention in Taiwan issues and has to make strong responses to such acts of "collusion".

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-16). China Sends 28 Warplanes Through Taiwan's ADIZ in Response to US Drills. news.antiwar.com A day after a US aircraft carrier strike group The flights marked the largest number of Chinese planes flying through the ADIZ since Taiwan's Defense Ministry began disclosing the flights last September. China typically sends a significant numbe…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-16). Beijing Says It Doesn't Fear US-EU Plans to Counter China. news.antiwar.com The US and the EU announced that they are The plan to form the trade body, known as the US-EU Trade and Technology Council, came out of President Biden's meeting with EU leaders on Tuesday. It was annou…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-16). NATO's Post-Summit Mission: Build Global Alliance Against China, Russia. news.antiwar.com After the one-day NATO summit in Brussels concluded on Monday, the bloc's general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, gave an address before members of the Western press corps, answering several questions. His comments consisted of a summary of the results of the summit, which was a mere formality ("All leaders agreed that…Europe and North America must stand …

DLI (2021-06-16). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-16). Creating Enemies: China Reacts to NATO Targeting It. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Anonymous103 (2021-06-16). Hot Air Messaging: Iran Floats Reports Of Imminent Shanghai Cooperation Organization Membership. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Eager to enhance its negotiating leverage with the United States and Europe, Iran is projecting imminent membership of the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in much the same way it pushed the signing of a much-touted 25-year cooperation agreemen…

_____ (2021-06-16). Geoffrey Nice's Road Show Vindicates Our Prognosis. strategic-culture.org Geoffrey Nice confirmed the coordinated role of the Uyghur Tribunal's and the previous "China Tribunal" in a continuous effort to put political pressure on China. | The jury is now in on former Hague prosecutor Geoffrey Nice's London travesty earlier this month,

L. Ali Khan (2021-06-16). China's Flawed Claims to Internal Sovereignty. counterpunch.org In 2019, a U.N. report analyzed China's Counter-Terrorism Law as applied to the residents of Xinjiang. The report asserted that the reeducation facilities, also known as "vocational training centers," are effectively detention camps because of their coercive nature. The Chinese authorities have forced between 1 million to 1.5 million Uighurs into these facilities. There are

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-16). NATO's post-summit mission: build global alliance against China, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO's post-summit mission: build global alliance against China, RussiaRick Rozoff After the one-day NATO summit in Brussels concluded on Monday, the bloc's general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, gave an address before members of the Western press corps, answering several questions. His comments consisted of a summary of the results of the summit, which was a mere …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-16). NATO's Post-Summit Mission: Build Global Alliance against China, Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Rick Rozoff After the one-day NATO summit in Brussels concluded on Monday, the bloc's general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, gave an address before members of the Western press corps, answering several questions. His comments consisted of a summary of the results of the summit, which was a mere formality ("All leaders agreed that…Europe and North America…

Howard Lisnoff (2021-06-16). The Streets Are Empty. counterpunch.org Hardly anyone gives a damn about military adventures anymore. When the US continues its presence in war-torn Syria, when US global presence expands across the world with over 700 military bases, when NATO pushes against the borders of Russia, when US military strategy calls for encircling China ("This is no exercise-US wants to encircle China

Paul Street (2021-06-16). American Backstory, While Biden Struts Abroad. counterpunch.org France's vacuous to repressive neoliberal president Emanuel "Hot for Teacher" Macron says that "America is back," by which he means that the United States has returned, post-Trump, to its leadership role atop the world's rich so-called democracies (outwardly constitutional de facto bourgeois class dictatorships) at the G7 meetings in Europe. | U.S. President Joe "Nothing Will Fundamentally Change" Biden on Sunday boasted in England that "America is back at the table," leading the charge against grave challenges like "China." | Let's take a look back at some facts of U.S.-American life that are escaping serious "f…

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2021-06-16: News Headlines

C.J. Atkins (2021-06-16). U.S. pushes NATO to target China, risking new Cold War. peoplesworld.org Watch what they do, not just what they say. That's the only conclusion to reach when assessing the stance taken toward China by the NATO countries this week. Several leaders at the U.S.-led military alliance's summit in Brussels tripped over themselves in front of the press to claim they are not seeking a new Cold …

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-16). NATO's post-summit mission: build global alliance against China, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO's post-summit mission: build global alliance against China, RussiaRick Rozoff After the one-day NATO summit in Brussels concluded on Monday, the bloc's general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, gave an address before members of the Western press corps, answering several questions. His comments consisted of a summary of the results of the summit, which was a mere …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-16). NATO's Post-Summit Mission: Build Global Alliance against China, Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Rick Rozoff After the one-day NATO summit in Brussels concluded on Monday, the bloc's general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, gave an address before members of the Western press corps, answering several questions. His comments consisted of a summary of the results of the summit, which was a mere formality ("All leaders agreed that…Europe and North America…

Howard Lisnoff (2021-06-16). The Streets Are Empty. counterpunch.org Hardly anyone gives a damn about military adventures anymore. When the US continues its presence in war-torn Syria, when US global presence expands across the world with over 700 military bases, when NATO pushes against the borders of Russia, when US military strategy calls for encircling China ("This is no exercise-US wants to encircle China

Paul Street (2021-06-16). American Backstory, While Biden Struts Abroad. counterpunch.org France's vacuous to repressive neoliberal president Emanuel "Hot for Teacher" Macron says that "America is back," by which he means that the United States has returned, post-Trump, to its leadership role atop the world's rich so-called democracies (outwardly constitutional de facto bourgeois class dictatorships) at the G7 meetings in Europe. | U.S. President Joe "Nothing Will Fundamentally Change" Biden on Sunday boasted in England that "America is back at the table," leading the charge against grave challenges like "China." | Let's take a look back at some facts of U.S.-American life that are escaping serious "f…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-16). China says will not tolerate any intervention in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The Chinese government said Wed that it does not tolerate any intervention in Taiwan issues and has to make strong responses to such acts of "collusion".

DLI (2021-06-16). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-16). China Sends 28 Warplanes Through Taiwan's ADIZ in Response to US Drills. news.antiwar.com A day after a US aircraft carrier strike group The flights marked the largest number of Chinese planes flying through the ADIZ since Taiwan's Defense Ministry began disclosing the flights last September. China typically sends a significant numbe…

Anonymous103 (2021-06-16). Hot Air Messaging: Iran Floats Reports Of Imminent Shanghai Cooperation Organization Membership. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Eager to enhance its negotiating leverage with the United States and Europe, Iran is projecting imminent membership of the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in much the same way it pushed the signing of a much-touted 25-year cooperation agreemen…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-16). Creating Enemies: China Reacts to NATO Targeting It. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

L. Ali Khan (2021-06-16). China's Flawed Claims to Internal Sovereignty. counterpunch.org In 2019, a U.N. report analyzed China's Counter-Terrorism Law as applied to the residents of Xinjiang. The report asserted that the reeducation facilities, also known as "vocational training centers," are effectively detention camps because of their coercive nature. The Chinese authorities have forced between 1 million to 1.5 million Uighurs into these facilities. There are

Staff (2021-06-15). American navy aircraft carrier enters South China Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — A US aircraft carrier group led by the USS Ronald Reagan has entered the South China Sea.

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-15). US Aircraft Carrier Strike Group Enters South China Sea. news.antiwar.com Stoking tensions with Beijing, the US sailed an aircraft carrier strike group into the South China Sea on Monday. The Navy described the provocation as a "routine" mission. "Carrier operations in the South China Sea are part of the US Navy's routine presence in the Indo-Pacific," the Navy said. The presence of…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-15). Pentagon Considering Creating New Anti-China Naval Task Force. news.antiwar.com According to a Sources told Politico that the plan would include creating a named military operation for the Pacific that would allow the Pentagon to release more funding for Navy operations in the region. | The Politico report said the naval task force would be based on a Cold War-era NATO construct known as the…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-15). 'Anti-encroachment' demolitions target Karachi's working class and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the ongoing 'anti-encroachment' drive affecting poor and working class communities in the city of Karachi in Pakistan, the joint communique presented by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance, the violent attack on a protest against the police killing of Winston Smith Jr. in the city of Minneapolis and the ongoing struggle by Indigenous communities and climate activists against the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in the US.

_____ (2021-06-15). On Contact: Dying For An iPhone. popularresistance.org On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Jenny Chan about the people in China who make iPhones, iPads and Kindles, driving the huge profits of two of the world's most powerful companies — Foxconn, the world's largest provider of electronics manufacturing services, and Apple with its $2 trillion market value. | Jenny Chan, along with Mark Selden and Pun Ngai, did extensive field research for almost a decade to produce their book, 'Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and The Lives of China's Workers'. What they show is that workers in China earn a fraction of what unionized workers in the Unite…

_____ (2021-06-15). NATO Summit: Building Unity against Russia, China, Cyberattacks. popularresistance.org NATO members at its first in-person gathering since 2018 have adopted a new 2030 strategic concept proposed by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The joint communiqué of the bloc's 30 nations said that they agreed further to strengthen NATO in the face of any threats. | "[We will] strengthen NATO as the organizing framework for the collective defense of the Euro-Atlantic area, against all threats, from all directions," the statement said. | The alliance members have stated that they are facing "systemic competition from assertive and authoritarian powers" as well as growing security challenges. They specifically…

teleSUR (2021-06-15). Russia, China Ties Reaffirmed Before Putin-Biden Geneva Summit. telesurenglish.net Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden both downplayed expectations on their upcoming meeting on Wednesday, and Chinese experts said the most significant expectation for Biden in the meeting in Geneva is to stabilize US-Russia relations and split China-Russia ties as much as he could, but this won't work anyway. | RELATED: | Biden's recent trip in Europe has been focused primarily on the…

Staff (2021-06-15). Chinese warplanes swarm around Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Over a dozen warplanes took off from China and triggered radar stations in Taiwan early Tuesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). China warns NATO ahead of 2021 summit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — China's mission to the European Union called on NATO to stop exaggerating the "China threat theory" after the group's leaders said that the country presents "systemic challenges".

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran wins Iraq, advances to next stage as Group C leader. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — National Iranian men's football team defeated Iraq 1-0 to gain the top spot at the Group C of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran wins Iraq in FIFA WC Asian Qualifiers to top Group C. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — National Iranian men's football team defeated Iraq 1-0 to gain the top spot at the Group C of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.

DLI (2021-06-15). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-15). Creating Enemies: China Reacts to NATO Targeting It. news.antiwar.com After months of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg mercilessly — tediously — denouncing Russia and China ahead of yesterday's summit, the communiqué issued after it finally raised China's ire. Two of the document's 79 points addressed China. The second was conciliatory; the first was confrontational. It was the first time the 30-nation military bloc so …

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-15). NATO Summit: Confronting China, Russia, and the World. news.antiwar.com The North Atlantic Treaty Organization ended its summit in Brussels on June 14 and issued a communiqué listing achievements since the last summit and a blueprint to take the military bloc to its next one in 2022. The representatives of the thirty-nation alliance also endorsed the 67-page document used to prepare the summit's discussions and …

Anand Naidoo (2021-06-15). The Heat: NATO summit. america.cgtn.com NATO leaders declare China a global security challenge. We will take a look at why.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). China Promoted To Full-Fledged NATO Enemy, Ukraine And Georgia Abandoned In The Rain. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14th, after years of rhetoric, China officially joined the list of NATO enemies alongside Russia. | "The strongest and most successful alliance in history" also politely asked Russia to remove the US and Czech Republic from its "unfriendly country list" as it promoted ill spirit."China's stated ambitions and assertive behaviour present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order and to areas relevant to alliance security," the 30 NATO leaders said in a joint communi…

Eds. (2021-06-15). In workplace rights debate, who's looking out for China's interns? mronline.org Fueled by pandemic restrictions and a glut of qualified applicants, competition for internship slots is growing fiercer all the time. | June 15, 2021 | Newswire…

WSWS (2021-06-15). NATO summit threatens China, at US instigation. wsws.org NATO concluded its summit Monday with a communique targeting China as a "systemic challenge" to the military alliance.

Anish R M (2021-06-15). From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China. peoplesdispatch.org In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by US president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-15). China Responds to NATO. libya360.wordpress.com Rick Rozoff After months of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg mercilessly — tediously — denouncing Russia and China ahead of yesterday's summit, the communiqué issued after it finally raised China's ire. Two of the document's 79 points addressed China. The second was conciliatory; the first was confrontational. It was the first time the 30-nation military…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-15). Creating enemies: China reacts to NATO targeting it. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Creating enemies: China reacts to NATO targeting itRick Rozoff After months of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg mercilessly — tediously — denouncing Russia and China ahead of yesterday's summit, the communiqué issued after it finally raised China's ire. Two of the document's 79 points addressed China. The second was conciliatory; the first was confrontational. It …

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2021-06-15: News Headlines

Staff (2021-06-15). American navy aircraft carrier enters South China Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — A US aircraft carrier group led by the USS Ronald Reagan has entered the South China Sea.

Staff (2021-06-15). NATO Ramps Up Rhetoric Against China & Russia. Is Biden Leading the U.S. into a New Cold War? democracynow.org China says NATO is adopting a "Cold War mentality" after the military alliance singled out China and Russia for criticism during a summit in Brussels. In its final communiqué, NATO leaders said, "China's stated ambitions and assertive behavior present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order." NATO leaders also criticized Russia and called on Moscow to withdraw troops from Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova. Stephen Wertheim, a historian of U.S. foreign policy, says he is concerned that the Biden administration is "moving toward a quite hostile posture toward China and Russia simultane…

Staff (2021-06-15). Headlines for June 15, 2021. democracynow.org China Blasts "Cold War Mentality" as Biden Pushes NATO to Declare China a Security Risk, WHO Says G7 Vaccine Pledge Falls Far Short of What's Needed to End Pandemic, COVID-19 Surges in Unvaccinated African Nations; Chile Locks Down Santiago Despite Vaccinations, Brazilian Indigenous Leaders March Against Copa América, Demanding Vaccines, Not Soccer Matches, U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Top 600,000, the Worst Toll in the World, NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Released from Prison, Sen. Mitch McConnell Suggests Republicans Won't Confirm Biden SCOTUS Nominees After 2022 Election, Boeing to Resume Campaign Contributions to…

Eds. (2021-06-15). In workplace rights debate, who's looking out for China's interns? mronline.org Fueled by pandemic restrictions and a glut of qualified applicants, competition for internship slots is growing fiercer all the time. | June 15, 2021 | Newswire…

WSWS (2021-06-15). NATO summit threatens China, at US instigation. wsws.org NATO concluded its summit Monday with a communique targeting China as a "systemic challenge" to the military alliance.

Anish R M (2021-06-15). From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China. peoplesdispatch.org In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by US president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China…

_____ (2021-06-15). On Contact: Dying For An iPhone. popularresistance.org On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Professor Jenny Chan about the people in China who make iPhones, iPads and Kindles, driving the huge profits of two of the world's most powerful companies — Foxconn, the world's largest provider of electronics manufacturing services, and Apple with its $2 trillion market value. | Jenny Chan, along with Mark Selden and Pun Ngai, did extensive field research for almost a decade to produce their book, 'Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and The Lives of China's Workers'. What they show is that workers in China earn a fraction of what unionized workers in the Unite…

_____ (2021-06-15). NATO Summit: Building Unity against Russia, China, Cyberattacks. popularresistance.org NATO members at its first in-person gathering since 2018 have adopted a new 2030 strategic concept proposed by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The joint communiqué of the bloc's 30 nations said that they agreed further to strengthen NATO in the face of any threats. | "[We will] strengthen NATO as the organizing framework for the collective defense of the Euro-Atlantic area, against all threats, from all directions," the statement said. | The alliance members have stated that they are facing "systemic competition from assertive and authoritarian powers" as well as growing security challenges. They specifically…

DLI (2021-06-15). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

Staff (2021-06-15). Chinese warplanes swarm around Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Over a dozen warplanes took off from China and triggered radar stations in Taiwan early Tuesday.

Staff (2021-06-15). China warns NATO ahead of 2021 summit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — China's mission to the European Union called on NATO to stop exaggerating the "China threat theory" after the group's leaders said that the country presents "systemic challenges".

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-15). Iran wins Iraq in FIFA WC Asian Qualifiers to top Group C. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — National Iranian men's football team defeated Iraq 1-0 to gain the top spot at the Group C of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-15). China Promoted To Full-Fledged NATO Enemy, Ukraine And Georgia Abandoned In The Rain. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 14th, after years of rhetoric, China officially joined the list of NATO enemies alongside Russia. | "The strongest and most successful alliance in history" also politely asked Russia to remove the US and Czech Republic from its "unfriendly country list" as it promoted ill spirit."China's stated ambitions and assertive behaviour present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order and to areas relevant to alliance security," the 30 NATO leaders said in a joint communi…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-15). NATO Summit: Confronting China, Russia, and the World. news.antiwar.com The North Atlantic Treaty Organization ended its summit in Brussels on June 14 and issued a communiqué listing achievements since the last summit and a blueprint to take the military bloc to its next one in 2022. The representatives of the thirty-nation alliance also endorsed the 67-page document used to prepare the summit's discussions and …

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-14). Philippines Extends Military Deal Allowing US Troops in the Country. news.antiwar.com The Philippines on Monday temporarily Last year, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte informed the US that he was scrapping the deal over US sanctions on Philippine officials. Duterte was ready to kick US troops out of his country but reversed the decision over tensions with China in the South China Sea. | Monday's extension was the third time the Philippines suspended the decision to scrap the VFA. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said the…

teleSUR (2021-06-14). The G7 Declaration Embodies Cold War Thinking, China Says. telesurenglish.net After their three-day meeting in Cornwall (UK), the Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Sunday issued a statement that they grossly interfered with China's internal affairs on issues related to Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. | RELATED: | Although some parts of the document speak of the need to promote global development, the final objective of that declaration would seem to be a call to counteract the economic rise of Chin…

Daniel Falcone (2021-06-14). An Analysis of China's Borderland History Offers a Left Case for the Uyghurs. counterpunch.org This essay discusses the frontier borderlands of East Asia from the seventeenth through nineteenth century. I analyze Chinese dynastic political practice, its legacy on early twentieth and twenty-first century geopolitics, as well as the need for American progressive positioning regarding the Uyghurs. In my view, commentary on this issue needs to be firmly rooted in leftist opposition to international human rights abuses, (Pukr) while resisting Sinophobia, US militarism, and Cold War exaggeration and intervention. I highlight these borders by looking at multiple frontiers geographically and thematically. Generall…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-14). Anti-imperialists protest the 2021 Brussels summit of NATO. peoplesdispatch.org Anti-imperialist protesters allege that the NATO summit in Brussels served to step up its policy of confrontation which threatens to trigger a new Cold War with Russia and China…

Johanna Kichton (2021-06-14). Justice is Global Releases New Report Revealing Danger of Anti-China Narratives. peoplesaction.org Report Illustrates How Anti-China Politicians and Narratives Feed Anti-Asian Racism Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Justice is Global today released a new report detailing the danger that anti-China narratives pose towards Asian people in the United States. Based on interviews with leading researchers, journalists, organizers, and advocates, the report explains how the rise in …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-14). Algerians boycott elections as Hirak movement demands total overhaul & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the parliamentary elections held in Algeria amid a mass boycott called by the Hirak movement, protests against police brutality by working-class communities in Tunisia, the increasingly anti-China stance taken by the G7 countries and the joint communique released by the group after the Summit in the UK, and the continuing demands for justice for the victims and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in the UK 4 years after the tragedy.

teleSUR (2021-06-14). NATO Summit: Building Unity against Russia, China, Cyberattacks. telesurenglish.net NATO members at its first in-person gathering since 2018 have adopted a new 2030 strategic concept proposed by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The joint communiqué of the bloc's 30 nations said that they agreed further to strengthen NATO in the face of any threats. | RELATED: | "[We will] strengthen NATO as the organizing framework for the collective defense of the Euro-Atlantic area, against all threats, from all di…

DLI (2021-06-14). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

WSWS (2021-06-14). Washington puts pressure on Sri Lankan government over Beijing-funded Colombo Port City. wsws.org The port city project is a component of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, a geo-strategic plan aimed at countering the US-led efforts to encircle China.

alexander (2021-06-14). Global Campaign Continues Call to Free Hong Kong. dsausa.org State violence and authoritarianism have only gotten worse in Hong Kong since the 2019 protests that brought more than 2 million Hongkongers to the streets. On June 12, 2021, people in more than 50 cities worldwide joined together to say "Free Hong Kong." | Hong Kong, once a colony of the United Kingdom, became a Special Administrative Region of China when it was returned to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. Under the "one country, two systems" policy, Hong Kong was supposed to maintain political and economic independence until at least…

Staff (2021-06-14). Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Reveals US Weighed 1958 Nuclear Strike on China. truthout.org As President Biden meets with leaders of NATO countries, where he is expected to continue stepping up rhetoric against China and Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this Wednesday in Geneva, we speak with famed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about why he recently released another classified document showing that U.S. military planners in 1958 pushed for nuclear strikes on China to protect Taiwan from an invasion by communist forces. The top-secret st…

_____ (2021-06-14). Targeting Russia and China Instead of the Real Enemy — Capitalist Inequality. strategic-culture.org Capitalism and its inequality is the number one enemy of today's world. That is the objective and empirical reality that is staring the world in the face, Finian Cunningham writes. | U.S. President Joe Biden and his Western allies are trying to frame global challenges in a way that ultimately avoids dealing with the most urgent problem that really matters — the explosion in inequality under the capitalist economic system. | The poverty, hardship and litany of social problems, including the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, that stem from the grotesque inequality that capitalism produces are — and shoul…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-14). Number Of Nuclear Warheads Went Down, As 'Combat Ready' Nuclear Arsenal Grew In 2021. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The global nuclear arsenal grew in 2021, despite the overall number of nuclear warheads going down, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) The nine nuclear-armed states—the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)—together possessed an estimated 13,080 nuclear weapons at…

Staff (2021-06-14). 50 Years After Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg Reveals US Weighed 1958 Nuclear Strike on China over Taiwan. democracynow.org As President Biden meets with leaders of NATO countries, where he is expected to continue stepping up rhetoric against China and Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this Wednesday in Geneva, we speak with famed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about why he recently released another classified document showing that U.S. military planners in 1958 pushed for nuclear strikes on China to protect Taiwan from an invasion by communist forces. The top-secret study revealed the U.S. military pressed then-President Dwight Eisenhower to prepare a nuclear first strike against mainlan…

Staff (2021-06-14). 50 Years After Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg Reveals U.S. Weighed 1958 Nuclear Strike on China over Taiwan. democracynow.org As President Biden meets with leaders of NATO countries, where he is expected to continue stepping up rhetoric against China and Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this Wednesday in Geneva, we speak with famed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about why he recently released another classified document showing that U.S. military planners in 1958 pushed for nuclear strikes on China to protect Taiwan from an invasion by communist forces. The top-secret study revealed the U.S. military pressed then-President Dwight Eisenhower to prepare a nuclear first strike against mainlan…

mronline (2021-06-14). China's crypto crackdown spreads to Qinghai and Xinjiang. mronline.org Last month, the two regions were warned about missing energy intensity reduction targets. | June 14, 2021 | Newswire…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-14). NATO summit: confronting China, Russia and the world. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO summit: confronting China, Russia and the worldRick Rozoff The North Atlantic Treaty Organization ended its summit in Brussels on June 14 and issued a communiqué listing achievements since the last summit and a blueprint to take the military bloc to its next one in 2022. The representatives of the thirty-nation alliance also endorsed the …

WSWS (2021-06-14). Biden targets China in executive order for review of foreign-based apps. wsws.org By signing the directive, Biden has moved to keep the core of the Trump administration's anti-Chinese tech policy intact while seeking to block the global expansion of apps such as TikTok and WeChat with a more comprehensive strategy.

WSWS (2021-06-14). G7 summit issues threats against China and Russia. wsws.org While spending trillions on their armed forces, the world's wealthiest countries refused to do anything to seriously combat the pandemic, which is claiming millions of lives.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-14). NATO Summit: Confronting China, Russia and the World. libya360.wordpress.com Rick Rozoff The North Atlantic Treaty Organization ended its summit in Brussels on June 14 and issued a communiqué listing achievements since the last summit and a blueprint to take the military bloc to its next one in 2022. The representatives of the thirty-nation alliance also endorsed the 67-page document used to prepare the summit's…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-14). Chinese Embassy in UK blasts G7 statement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 14 (MNA) — Beijing has previously slammed the group of seven as outdated, saying "the days when global decisions were dictated by a small group of countries are long gone".

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