2021-09-26: News Headlines

Dean Baker (2021-09-26). Paul Krugman, Going Green in China, and the Which Way Is Up Problem in Economics. cepr.net Paul Krugman's column this morning raises the issue of whether China is on the edge of seeing a real estate bubble burst, in the same way that Japan saw its real estate and stock bubble burst in 1990. Krugman points out that this did lead to slower growth for Japan, but it was not an …

New Atlas (2021-09-26). US vs. China: Singapore — Where does the City-State Stand? newatlas.report September 26, 2021 (The New Atlas) — US Vice President Kamala Harris has visited Singapore as part of renewed efforts by the US to coerce nations in the Indo-Pacific region to aid in Washington's growing confrontation with China. How did Singapore respond and what does this mean for the short and long-term ambitions of the …

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). China to promote vocational training of migrant workers. ecns.cn China will promote vocational training of migrant workers as part of the efforts to consolidate its poverty alleviation outcomes, an official said Saturday.

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Xinjiang's 'genocide' accusations lay bare hegemonic mindset of anti-China forces: white paper. ecns.cn The accusations of "genocide" in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region conjured up by the anti-China forces in some countries such as the United States lay bare their hideous double standards, hypocrisy, and hegemonic mindset.

Dongsheng News (2021-09-26). News on China | No. 69. dissidentvoice.org China deals with housing crisis caused by the real-estate developers, particularly, Evergrande. China punishes mining companies for criminal practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo and orders them back home. China also remembers the Mukden Incident, a Japanese pretext to invade and occupy Chinese territory.

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Xinjiang's demographic development marks success of healthy population growth of ethnic minorities: white paper. ecns.cn The demographic development of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region bears witness to the region's social progress and marks the success of a unified multiethnic country in ensuring the healthy population growth of its ethnic minorities.

Daniel Ellsberg (2021-09-26). Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Gen. Milley's call to China may have prevented a near catastrophe, as happened in 1983 when the Soviet Union believed Reagan had gone mad and planned a first strike…

Bertil Lintner (2021-09-25). Quad and AUKUS building a bulwark against China. asiatimes.com In the wake of the formation of a new strategic alliance comprising the United States, Britain and Australia, President Joseph Biden hosted the first in-person meeting at the White House with three prime ministers: Australia's Scott Morrison, Japan's Yoshihide Suga and India's Narendra Modi. Biden said at the White House meeting with the Quad, or …

AT Contributor (2021-09-25). Meng freedom unlocks China hostage diplomacy case. asiatimes.com Canada freed a Chinese telecoms executive and two Canadians imprisoned in what China's Western critics branded "hostage diplomacy" headed home Friday, drawing a close to an episode that has poisoned ties between the two countries and Washington. Meng Wanzhou — the 49-year-old daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of world-leading telecoms equipment supplier Huawei …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Meng Wanzhou returning to China. ecns.cn Through unremitting efforts of the Chinese government, Ms. Meng Wanzhou has already left Canada, on 24 September local time, on a charter flight organized by the Chinese government. She will soon return to her home country and reunite with her family.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). 65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights. ecns.cn Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Fact sheet exposes U.S. meddling in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a fact sheet revealing how the United States has interfered in Hong Kong affairs and supported anti-China and destabilizing forces, and said that China will make a firm and strong response.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). China vows to continue support for UN nuclear test ban treaty. ecns.cn China will never be an obstacle to a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, and will continue to make contribution to facilitate its entry into force, a Chinese envoy reiterated Friday to a high-level United Nations conference.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australian government speeds up plans for nuclear-powered submarines to confront China. wsws.org These moves indicate that preparations for war, potentially within years, not decades, are intensifying.

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). Biden Hosts First Quad Summit to Strengthen Partnership Against China. news.antiwar.com On Friday, President Biden

_____ (2021-09-25). Zbigniew's Ghost: An Exorcism (A Book Review of Valediction: Three Nights of Desmond). strategic-culture.org The only difference between 2021 and 1981 is that today, a Multipolar Alliance led by the Russia and China has created a new paradigm, capable of challenging the dystopic unipolar hegemon that Brzezinski believed should govern the New World Order. | As a journalist, it is necessary to do my best not only to stay up-to-date on as many of the cutting edge developments as possible, but to also keep a flexible mind so that the buzzing myriad of facts emerging every day can be imbued with value such that my analysis can be useful to readers. | Over the past weeks, my mind processed such a dizzying array of information…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Quad summit heightens threat of US-led war against China. wsws.org The first face-to-face meeting of US, Australian, Indian and Japanese leaders had all the hallmarks of a quadrilateral military alliance in the making directed against China.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-25). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-25). UNHRC session pushes for implementation of US-backed human rights resolution on Sri Lanka. wsws.org The ongoing, US-led human rights posturing against Sri Lanka is aimed forcing Colombo to fully embrace US military-strategic build up in the Indo-Pacific against China.

Joris Leverink (2021-09-25). Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Whither China? roarmag.org Season 3, Episode 21 — Whither China?: | In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey examines what is happening in China today, the many changes taking place within (the formation of a billionaire class, uneven geographical development between metropolitan cities and rural areas, a cultural revolution), and highlights its impact on and relationship to the global economy. | You can support this podcast on

Editor2 (2021-09-25). Drop the Illusions: Biden is a Vicious Cold Warrior. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Sep 22, 2021 | This original article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor After four years of Trump's unhinged anti-China rhetoric, combined with the intensification of US diplomatic and economic attacks on Chi…

Editor2 (2021-09-25). AUKUS — A Dangerous Military Escalation of the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Dr Jenny Clegg and Keith Bennett — Sep 23, 2021 | In this topical and detailed analysis, British based activist and scholar Dr Jenny Clegg explains how the recently announced AUKUS military alliance represents a serious escalation of the New Cold War and constitutes a threat not only to China but to the entire region. Friends of Socialist China co-editor Keith Bennett also contributed to this article. | The new military AUKUS pact between Australia, the United States and Britain, announced last week, is a serious escalation of the new Cold War against China and of the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific re…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). China Warns US Will 'Dump' India, Australia, and Japan as Four Nations Convene for Quad Summit. sputniknews.com Leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the US held discussions on a range of issues, including maritime security, COVID vaccine cooperation, as well as the situation in Afghanistan, at the first-ever summit of the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" hosted at the White House on 24 September.

Staff (2021-09-25). Team of top scientists researching Covid origins disbanded amid controversy and conflicts of interest. rt.com A task force of senior scientists investigating the origins of Covid-19 has been disbanded, their leader revealed. Its investigation had been plagued from the outset by accusations of corruption and conflict of interest. | Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs told the

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). National security office of central gov't says U.S. plotting to wage 'color revolution' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn A fact sheet on U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States has been plotting to wage a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has said.

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