2020-12-09: Social Media Postees

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China's Spacecraft Takes off from Moon with Samples
Telesur | globalresearch.ca | 2020-12-09
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced that Change-5 probe carrying the country's first lunar samples blasted off from the moon at 11: 10 p.m. (Beijing Time) on Thursday. | Launched on Nov. 24, the Chinese spacecraft comprises an orbiter, a lander, …

China's global vaccines — a game changer
Sara Flounders | workers.org | 2020-12-09
In the U.S., with less than 5% of the world's people, there is little concern for the fate of the globe's other 95% who are facing the pandemic. When, how and under what conditions a vaccine will be distributed in the U.S. is the overwhelming U.S. concern. Rates of COVID-19 . . . | Continue reading China's global vaccines — a game changer at Workers.org

Covid-19: UAE officially registers Chinese-produced vaccine for use
MEE and agencies | middleeasteye.net | 2020-12-09
Covid-19: UAE officially registers Chinese-produced vaccine for use | Health ministry cites trials showing vaccine as 86 percent effective | MEE and agencies | Wed, 12/09/2020 – 12: 03 | Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm's vaccine has been undergoing third-phase trials in the Emirates since July (AFP) | The UAE has officially approved a Chinese-produced vaccine for Covid-19, citing third-phase trial a…

China's Rise and Rise Proves a Winning Formula
James O'Neill | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-12-09
On the second of December this year the Chinese representative to the United Nations General Assembly addressed the meeting on the topic of Palestine and more particularly on his country's view of the ongoing disasters that daily inflict the Palestinians in that country. Unsurprisingly, the speech received no coverage in the Australian media. The continued …

Think Tankers Against China: the Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2020-12-09
Security think tanks are the leeches of industry. Attached to their appropriate field, they compile analysis that is supposedly masterful, insightful and even useful. Reports can recommend courses of action, from a troop surge in a failing war, to an increase of defence spending in bolstering cyber capabilities. Bunkered in these institutes, the think tanker…

China Shoots the Moon
Philip J Cunningham | globalresearch.ca | 2020-12-09
China's Challenge to US-Russia Space Exploration Hegemony | China is taking aim at the moon, establishing itself as a space power to be reckoned with. While currently playing catch-up behind the space accomplishments of the US and Russia, it is rapidly …

Tibetan Delek Children's Foundation
Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney | indybay.org | 2020-12-09
Non Profit helps Tibetan children with health care & education…

Russia making constructive efforts to counter US sanctions
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-12-09
TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Aide for International Affairs said that Russia and China are making constructive efforts to counter US unilateral sanctions.

China reiterates call for lifting Iran sanctions
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-12-09
TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) — Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson once again called for lifting sanctions on Iran and return of US to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

To Depose Liberalism's Own 'Prosperity Gospel': A Modest Proposal
Kim C. Domenico | counterpunch.org | 2020-12-09
Brother Mike [pastor at Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church] would say my soul is troubling me and that I need to be washed in the blood and redeemed by the grace of him who bled for our sins. I'd say that I am troubled by the distinct impression of approaching tri-horned fascism — part Christian, part…

China to Take Countermeasures Against New US Sanctions
telesurenglish.net | 2020-12-08
China's Foreign Affairs Ministry Tuesday condemned the new U.S. financial sanctions against 14 Chinese lawmakers and it assured that the Asian country will take strong countermeasures. | RELATED: | China Completes Spacecraft Rendezvous, Docking in Lunar Orbit | China also summoned the top U.S. diplomat in Beijing, Fu Deen, to express a solemn protest against "these arbitrary, irrational, and malicious measures." | President Donald Trump's administration "is not stopping its wave…

China Overtakes the US to Become EU's Biggest Trade Partner as Beijing's Economy Continues to Boom Post-COVID while the Rest of the World Slides into the Red
AFP | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2020-12-08

76 Days: On the front lines of the coronavirus battle in Wuhan
wsws.org | 2020-12-08
The documentary was one of the best movies at this year's Toronto film festival. It contained some of the most authentic and memorable drama. The documentary is now available on "virtual cinema" platforms in the US.