Daily Archives: October 1, 2021

2021-10-01: News Headlines

Mick Armstrong (2021-10-01). Imperialist Tensions: AUKUS Makes Workers Pay for War with China. globalresearch.ca

Dongsheng News (2021-10-01). News on China | No. 70. dissidentvoice.org Meng Wanzhou is released and returns to China. Corporate corruption is punished. Power supply prioritized for the basic needs of people. A new hybrid species of giant rice is featured.

WSWS (2021-10-01). China's Evergrande crisis has far-reaching implications. wsws.org The problems confronting Evergrande, which has failed to meet interest payments on dollar-denominated loans, extend throughout the property sector and into the wider economy.

Ajamu Baraka (2021-10-01). U.S. Congressional Support for More War spending and AUKUS Anti-China Pact Exposes Cynicism of Biden's UN Speech Calling for More Diplomacy. dissidentvoice.org In the same week that Biden delivered a speech at the United Nations where he argued that force had to be "our tool of last resort, not our first," and that "many of our greatest concerns cannot be solved or even addressed by the force of arms," the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), that represented …

Martha Rosenberg (2021-10-01). Baby Food Alert: Interview With Asian-Based Food Processing Consultant. counterpunch.org Last year, China's State Administration for Market Regulation found almost 6,000 food items contaminated with microbes, excessive food additives and agricultural/veterinary drugs —— and memories of melamine in milk and U.S. pet food heighten concerns. As a food processing consultant, Frank A. worked with over 60 food manufacturing, processing and packaging companies in Australia, China,

Staff (2021-10-01). 'Serious issues with self-awareness': China urges US to find 'courage' to address own mistakes after bilateral military talks. rt.com Beijing has called on its counterparts in Washington to find the "courage" and "self-awareness" to amend a series of aggressive and provocative policies toward China, following a second round of high-level joint military talks. | Beijing welcomes dialogue with the United States, but insists Washington must take steps to end the "continuous provocations and suppression of China," Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian

WSWS (2021-10-01). Right-wing Japanese ruling party elects new leader. wsws.org Fumio Kishida, who is to be installed on Monday as Japan's new prime minister, is closely identified with former prime minister Shinzo Abe's militarist build-up and confrontationist stance against China.

Dave DeCamp (2021-10-01). US, Chinese Militaries Hold Two Days of Talks Amid Heightened Tensions. news.antiwar.com Military officials from the US and China The talks were held on Tuesday and Wednesday and were led by US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for China Michael Chase and Maj. Gen. Huang Xueping, the deputy director of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Office for International Military Cooperation. | Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Wu Qian said Beijing welcomed the discussions but also calle…

Li Wang (2021-10-01). The White House is seeking to strengthen the intelligence capabilities assigned to China. indybay.org Recently, media has got the information that the US administration is working on the issue of creating a special center on China in the Central Intelligence Agency.

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). Chili peppers dried in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn Undated photo shows chili peppers are aired on fields in Bohu County in Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bayingolin, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Gwen D'Arcangelis (2021-10-01). Wuhan Red Herring? While COVID-19 Origins Remain Obscure, for Decades the West Has Been Creating Deadly Viruses for BioWarfare. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-30). The Living Dead Pax Americana. War Inc. Rules. Cold War 2.0 against China. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-30). On Contact: Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Part 2. popularresistance.org On the show, the second of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges discusses with Professor David Harvey the social, political, and economic consequences of neoliberalism and globalization, exploring alienation, the rise of authoritarianism, the significance of China in the world economy, the geopolitics of capitalism, carbon dioxide emissions and climate change, and our collective response. | In our previous show, we discussed central themes raised in 'The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles' by Professor David Harvey, who is distinguished professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Li…

ecns.cn (2021-09-30). China donates emergency supplies to Afghanistan. ecns.cn A batch of emergency supplies donated by China arrived at Afghanistan's Kabul International Airport on Wednesday night and was handed over to the Afghan side.

Staff (2021-09-30). Pentagon holds 'frank' talks with Chinese military as Beijing decries 'back-stabbing' AUKUS deal. rt.com The US military said it had an "in-depth" dialogue with Beijing, reiterating that it remains committed to regional allies amid ongoing enmity over a new security pact between the US, the UK and Australia designed to counter China. | "The two sides held a frank, in-depth, and open discussion on a range of issues affecting the US-PRC defense relationship," Pentagon Spokesperson Lt. Col. Martin Meiners said in a

_____ (2021-09-30). The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China. popularresistance.org Another point of controversy is whether AUKUS violates the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. The first major initiative of AUKUS is to develop Australia's first nuclear submarine fleet in the Pacific. Each party in the alliance has denied the intention of developing a "civil" (read military) nuclear weapons capacity in Australia. However, the fact remains that the United States and the UK are sharing nuclear-powered technology for military purposes.

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-30). Claves para entender el pacto de seguridad AUKUS. telesurtv.net La alianza militar fortalece la presencia de EE.UU. en los océanos Pacífico e Índico y apuntan contra China.

New Atlas (2021-09-30). US War Plans with China Taking Shape. newatlas.report September 30, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — The US and its allies continue beating the drums of war in regards to China, but how serious is this? Will it really lead to war, or is it merely posturing meant to give the US the most favorable position on the other side of a fully …

Gary Sands (2021-09-30). Mixed reviews of Xi's promise on coal power plants. asiatimes.com Addressing the 76th United Nations General Assembly on September 21, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that China "will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad," thereby signaling a move by the world's second-largest economy toward helping reduce carbon emissions. Xi also pledged that China would hit peak carbon emissions by 2030 and become carbon-neutral by 2060, targets …

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-30). China Urges US to Join Talks on Arms Control for Space. news.antiwar.com

Anonymous103 (2021-09-30). Angela Merkel's Pragmatism Bridged The Divide Between East And West. southfront.org Illustrative ImageHer 'careful' approach was criticised by many, but in the international arena it meant successful relations with China and Russia… | Written by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. | Few, if any, world leaders will have a verb in their language named after them. Angela Merkel is an exception to this. '

_____ (2021-09-30). General Milley Strikes Out Demonstrating What Is Wrong With the American Military. strategic-culture.org There is no solid evidence, only innuendo, that Trump ever seriously contemplated war with China, Philip Giraldi writes. | Most Americans do not know that in the United States currently there are approximately 900 Active-duty generals and flag officers to lead 1.3 million troops in the combined armed forces. This is a ratio of one senior officer per every 1,400 men and women. During World War II, an admittedly different era, there were roughly

Sam Wainwright (2021-09-30). AUKUS: Morrison's 'shared values' spell destruction. greenleft.org.au AUKUS represents a deliberate and dangerous escalation of the United States-led confrontation with China, which Australia should reject, argues Sam Wainwright.

Jeff Mackler (2021-09-30). The Myth of a New "Cold War" Between the U.S. and China/Russia. counterpunch.org AUKUS, or the new and secretly negotiated $66 billion nuclear-powered submarine agreement between Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S., has momentarily ruffled some political feathers around the world, particularly in France and China. Without consulting with France or its military-industrial corporations, AUKUS principals cancelled France's huge contract with Australia to construct some dozen now

WSWS (2021-09-30). Former Australian PM denounced for criticising AUKUS alliance. wsws.org For voicing concern about the implications of the increasingly naked US war preparations against China, Keating was accused of supporting alleged efforts by Beijing to take over the Indo-Pacific.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-30). China Unveils 'Loyal Wingman' Drone Similar In Design To US XQ-58A Valkyrie. southfront.org The FH-97 drone as seen in a promotional video released by CASTC. | On September 29, China unveiled the long-range Feihong FH-97 drone, a concept that is very similar in mission and design to the US-made Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie. | The drone concept was presented on the sideline of China's International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition which is being held at Jinwan Airport in Zhuhai, Guangdong. | #PLAAF #FH_97 _____ (2021-09-30). The Revenge Of White Colonialism Motivates The AUKUS Alliance. popularresistance.org The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia have formed an alliance called "AUKUS" to create, in the words of Australia PM Scott Morrison, "a partnership where our technology, our scientists, our industry, our defense forces are all working together to deliver a safer and more secure region that ultimately benefits all." AUKUS is primarily a military relationship but is said to include broad economic measures that undoubtedly seek to counter China's rise in all spheres of development. The deal has been met with some opposition in the West. New Zealand has rejected the legitimacy of the alliance while the Fre…

_____ (2021-09-30). AUKUS — Australia, Stop Militarizing Our Home And Our Ocean. popularresistance.org The United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia have come together to sign an agreement called AUKUS. According to the creators of this agreement, it is a pact to counter China's influence in the Indo-Pacific region. Through the unveiling last week of the new Australia-UK U.S. trilateral military alliance, Australia will enter into an undefined arrangement with the USA and the United Kingdom for "regional security" in the Indo-Pacific Region. The pact binds Australia decisively to the United States and Great Britain for generations. | It involves Australia purchasing nuclear-powered submarines, the "basing"

Editor (2021-09-30). AUKUS makes workers pay for war with China. mronline.org We are witnessing an aggressive build-up by the U.S. and its allies for a confrontation with China. The Biden administration is making massive upgrades to the US's military capacity, and sharply reorienting it to focus on China.

Michael Hudson — Ross Ashcroft (2021-09-30). China's Fortune Cookie Crumbles. counterpunch.org With China's increasing wealth, Western investors want some of the action. One of those investors is a bullish gentleman called George Soros. However, the Chinese are acutely aware that with Western investment comes inequality. So as Beijing begins to rethink how to do proper economic growth, can we expect that China will learn from Western mistakes?

Markela Panegyres (2021-09-30). Morrison must face the music at COP26. greenleft.org.au Climate action has never been a priority for Scott Morrison. He'd rather conspire with imperialist powers against China than face the music at COP26. Markela Panegyres reports.

Editor (2021-09-30). Reactionary anti-China propaganda not in Canada's self-interest. mronline.org Engler: We must reject great-power rivalry and pursue an independent foreign policy…

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