2021-08-29: News Headlines

New Atlas (2021-08-29). Afghanistan: Chinese Reconstruction vs. US Sanctions. newatlas.report August 29, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Beijing now has a key opportunity to demonstrate the stark contrast between its brand of foreign policy and Washington's through its own plan to aid in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. A Global Times piece titled, "China to offer 'genuine' aid in Afghanistan's economic reconstruction amid chaotic transition," in title …

ecns.cn (2021-08-29). China condemns U.S. as warships transit Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn The Chinese military resolutely opposes and condemns the United States sailing a guided-missile destroyer and a coast guard cutter through the Taiwan Straits on Friday, the Ministry of National Defense said in a statement on Saturday morning.

David Swanson (2021-08-29). They're About to Add Women to Military Draft in the Name of Feminism. warisacrime.org In some future lovely little war, perhaps with China or some other demonized target, some percentage of the U.S. public may suddenly exclaim: "Hey, since when does a draft include young women as well as men?!" Old tunes will be revised and sung in protest with lyrics about being the first one on your block …

ecns.cn (2021-08-29). China slams U.S. accusations of obstructing international investigation into COVID-19 origins. ecns.cn China is firmly opposed to the report released by the U.S. intelligence community on COVID-19 origins tracing, which accused China of "obstructing international investigations" and "refusing to share information and blaming other countries," the Chinese Embassy in the United States said in a statement on Saturday.

ecns.cn (2021-08-29). China firmly opposes U.S. intelligence community's COVID-19 origins tracing. ecns.cn China firmly opposes the report on COVID-19 origins by the U.S. intelligence community and has lodged stern representations to the U.S. side, Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu said on Saturday.

ecns.cn (2021-08-28). China urges Japan not to mislead the next generation. ecns.cn China firmly opposes Japan unveiling a defense white paper for children, and has lodged solemn representations with Japan, urging Japan not to mislead the next generation, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Friday.

Dongsheng News (2021-08-28). News on China | No. 65. dissidentvoice.org China begins reforms to more equitably redistribute wealth, as it promotes a "common prosperity": the sharing of cultural and material wealth in society.

ecns.cn (2021-08-28). China opposes politicizing the origins of COVID-19: New York Consulate General. ecns.cn China opposes politicizing efforts to uncover the origins of the coronavirus, the Chinese Consulate General in New York has said.

Staff (2021-08-28). China slams 'fabricated' US intelligence report on Covid-19 origins, says it's a matter for scientists, not spies. rt.com The US intelligence report on Covid-19 origins that didn't rule out the possibility of it coming from a laboratory has nothing to do with science and is aimed at "scapegoating" Beijing, the Chinese Embassy in Washington has said. | In May, US President Joe Biden gave the US intelligence community 90 days to figure out the source of the coronavirus after being left dissatisfied with the findings of the joint probe by China and the World Health Organization (EHO). The first cases of the Covid-19 outbreak were registered in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, and Washington had been long trying to pin the…

willet (2021-08-28). USA wants its corporations to ditch China. indybay.org The leadership of the United States again raised the issue of the Uyghurs and attempted to provoke an "allergic reaction" of Beijing. The economic agenda goes in parallel with it.

Prabir Purkayastha (2021-08-28). Chip wars or the crisis of late capitalism? mronline.org If the U.S. wants to be a world leader, it has to match China in investing in knowledge generation for future technology. Why then is the U.S. taking the sanctions route? Sanctions are simpler to implement; building a society that values knowledge is much more difficult. This is the crisis of late capitalism.

Editor (2021-08-28). Xi's leftward shift to a socialist China is for real. mronline.org Purge of ally in power base Zhejiang Province sends shudders across country.

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