2021-06-13: News Headlines

Moderator (2021-06-13). On Contact: Hedges with Jenny Chan on 'Dying for an iPhone'. scheerpost.com On his show "On Contact" this week, Chris Hedges talked 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 in market …

_____ (2021-06-13). VIDEO: G7 Summit Disconnected From Global Reality. strategic-culture.org The summit is showing itself to be out of touch with the times and needs of a world that has changed dramatically from when the elite club was formed nearly 50 years ago. China is the second biggest world economy. Why isn't it present in talks this week?

Staff (2021-06-13). G7's $40 trillion project seeking to compete with China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — G7 leaders have unveiled a project dubbed 'Build Back Better World' to compete with China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-13). 48 people killed, wounded in a gas pipe explosion in China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — A gas pipe explosion in a residential complex in China killed 11 people and wounded 37 others.

ŸÖÿ±ÿ∂€åŸá ÿ±ÿ≠ŸÖÿߟ܀å (2021-06-13). China tests 'carrier killer' amid tensions with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — Following the recent provocative visit of US senators to Taiwan, the Chinese military demonstrated its ability to deploy and fire ballistic missiles designed to attack aircraft carriers.

Staff (2021-06-13). China says G7 format is outdated. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — Beijing has slammed the group of seven amid the Cornwall summit, stressing that the whole format is outdated.

_____ (2021-06-12). Biden Advances Anti-China Agenda At G7 Summit. popularresistance.org This weekend's G7 summit in the UK will be dominated by US President Joe Biden's efforts to consolidate an anti-China axis. | In a piece for the Washington Post published last Saturday, Biden stated that his mission is to ensure that the US and its allies "not China or anyone else write the 21st century rules around trade and technology." His comments echo his speech to Congress this April when he said, to a standing ovation, "We're in competition with China and other countries to win the 21st century." On Tuesday, the US Senate passed a $250 billion "China competitiveness bill" in preparation for escalating trad…

Dongsheng News (2021-06-12). News on China | No. 54. dissidentvoice.org &nbsp…

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-12). China to Set Up Group to Enforce New Anti-Sanctions Law. news.antiwar.com In the face of mounting Western sanctions, China's National People's Congress Standing Committee passed an anti-sanctions law on Thursday to take action against the pressure. Under the law, The law gives China the power to take action

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-12). Lifting of sanctions key to conclusion of Vienna talks: China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) — China's representative in talks on reviving JCPOA in Vienna said in an interview that lifting sanctions is key to any agreement on Iran's nuclear program.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-12). 6th round of JCPOA Joint Commission kicks off in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) — The 6th round of Joint Commission meeting of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) started in Grand Hotel Wien in Vienna on Saturday in presence of delegations of Iran and P4+1 (Germany, France, Russia, China and UK).

Jeffrey S Berger, Jean Marie Connors (2021-06-12). [Comment] Anticoagulation in COVID-19: reaction to the ACTION trial. thelancet.com Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that coagulopathy leading to macrovascular and microvascular thrombotic events was a considerable potential complication for patients with COVID-19.1 Increased inflammation and coagulopathy were independently associated with critical illness and all-cause mortality and had a synergistic role in the pathogenesis of COVID-19.2 Early observations of a benefit from heparin3 in a selected cohort of severely ill patients with COVID-19 in China, followed by reports of increased thromboembolic events in patients with COVID-19 (both in and outside of intensive care units [IC…

Megan Tatum (2021-06-12). [World Report] China's three-child policy. thelancet.com News that the Chinese Government will allow up to three children per couple will do little to boost startlingly low fertility rates, predict experts. Megan Tatum reports.

Walden Bello (2021-06-12). Osama's Ghost: The Economics of Overextension. zcomm.org Twenty years of military quagmire of the Middle East has contributed to the fraying of the U.S. economy even as China has rapidly become the new center of global capital accumulation…

WSWS (2021-06-12). Australian government steps up key role in US aggression against China. wsws.org The Australian prime minister aligned himself lockstep behind US President Joe Biden's demand at the G7 and NATO summits for an alliance of the supposed "free world"—the major imperialist powers—against Beijing.

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