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2020-11-26: News Headlines

_____ (2020-11-25). Biggest Trade Deal in History Excludes United States. strategic-culture.org Anya PARAMPIL | Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Ian Goodrum about the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Asia. |

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). Iran's investment capacities in foreign countries introduced. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (MNA) — Iran's envoy to Beijing, in a conference held in China, introduced Iran's investment capacities in…

Tom Clifford (2020-11-25). Xi Jinping's "China First" globalresearch.ca Tom Clifford reporting from Beijing | It isn't about what happened, it's about what will happen. Our time has come is the catchphrase, a rallying cry. The people are told they have been cheated. It won't happen again. We are the …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2020-11-25). Return of Great Game in Post-Soviet Central Asia. globalresearch.ca The recent Issue Brief by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission entitled

Anthony Cartalucci (2020-11-25). Why US-Funded Mobs Are Attacking Thai-Chinese Relations. thealtworld.com Thailand's ongoing US-funded anti-government protests aren't "pro-democracy," they are anti-Chinese. | Just like in Hong Kong, the US is attempting to create crisis for China and its allies and impede both China's and Asia's rise upon the global stage. I go over the close and ever-growing ties between Thailand and China and why the US is so determined to undo them. |
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Mehr News Agency (2020-11-25). 'Ocean Behind Window' to be shown at China Film fest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) — The Iranian movie 'The Ocean Behind the Window' directed by Babak Nabizadeh will be shown at the Perspective section of the 33rd China Film Golden Rooster Awards, an international film festival in China, November 25-28.

Peter Koenig (2020-11-24). China's Reaction to an Unannounced US Visit to Taiwan. globalresearch.ca Background | China has reacted strongly to a senior US official's unannounced visit to Taiwan, warning that it will take legitimate and necessary action according to circumstances. | The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman reiterated Beijing's firm opposition to any official ties between …

Dean Baker (2020-11-24). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved, If We Had Cooperated on a Vaccine With China? counterpunch.org We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have

sputniknews (2020-11-24). China Tests Millions for COVID-19 After New Cases Reported in Three Cities. sputniknews.com The first case of the novel coronavirus virus was reported on December 31, 2019, in Wuhan, China. Since then, the virus has spread to more than 200 countries and territories around the world infecting more than 59 million people and killing more than 1.4 million.

Sara Flounders (2020-11-24). Class struggle in China — How to deal with multibillionaires? workers.org "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" is an old story repeated in many variations, from Greek myths to a famous German poem by Goethe in 1797 to an Alfred Hitchcock film and several Disney versions. All variations deal with summoning or unleashing overwhelming forces that can't be controlled. In "The Communist Manifesto," Karl . . . |

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-11-24). This Is Your Brain On Echo Chambers: Right Calls Biden A Xi Puppet As He Packs His Cabinet With China Hawks. thealtworld.com This is your brain: This is your brain on media echo chambers: Joe Biden set to appoint …

MEE staff (2020-11-24). HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uighurs. middleeasteye.net HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uighurs | Aimadoula Waili and Nurmemet Rozi were arrested last week by Saudi authorities and risk deportation and torture in China, rights group says | Tue, 11/24/2020 – 20: 05 | Human Rights Watch has called on Saudi authorities to 'immediately disclose' the status of Hemdullah Abduweli and Nurmemet Rozi (AFP/File photo) | Human Rights Watch has called on…

CGTN (2020-11-24). China Lifts all Remaining Poverty-stricken Counties out of Absolute Poverty. dissidentvoice.org Southwest China's Guizhou Province says it has eliminated absolute poverty in its last nine impoverished counties, meaning there are no more counties listed as impoverished in the whole of China.

Ashlie D. Stevens (2020-11-24). At Trump's final bizarre turkey pardon, his ongoing refusal to concede was the elephant in the room. salon.com The president talked up the Dow and made a racist swipe at the "China virus," but no mention of the transition…

Ralph Nader (2020-11-23). Trump's Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless … counterpunch.org Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters.

Amiad Horowitz (2020-11-23). RCEP creates world's largest free trade zone, but where does U.S. stand? peoplesworld.org HANOI—On Nov. 15, a group of 15 countries, including the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other regional powerhouses like China, Japan, and Australia, made history by signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The agreement establishes the world's largest free trade zone, covering almost a third of the …

Walden Bello (2020-11-23). What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for the Asia-Pacific Region? counterpunch.org Assuming Joe Biden will take the reins of the presidency on January 20, 2021, what will his likely policies toward the Asia-Pacific region look like? It is unlikely that Joe Biden will continue Trump's trade war with China. That would simply be too destabilizing for everyone. Not only is the U.S. greatly dependent on China

Nadda Osman (2020-11-23). Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China. middleeasteye.net Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China | Activists and human rights advocates have raised concerns that Aimadoula Waili may be tortured in a 're-education' camp if sent back to China | Mon, 11/23/2020 – 15: 48 | The scholar fears he could be deported back to China, where Uighurs face persecution (Supplied) | A Uighur Muslim religious scholar was arrested in Saudi Arabia o…

teleSUR (2020-11-23). China Announces the Eradication of Extreme Poverty. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Chinese government announced the eradication of extreme poverty in 832 counties in the East Asian country as part of an official program to overcome the problem of social inequality. | RELATED: | After decreeing the exit from the list of extreme poverty of the last nine counties in the province of Guizhou, the authorities highlighted the plan executed by the Communist Party of China (CCP) since 1980 in the…

teleSUR (2020-11-23). China Rejects US Admiral's Unannounced Visit to Taiwan. telesurenglish.net China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday rejected a visit by a U.S. Navy admiral to Taiwan as it strongly opposed any military relationship between the Chinese Island and Washington. | RELATED: | "China is opposed to any form of exchange between U.S. and Taiwanese officials or any military relations," Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said shortly after the visit was announced. | According to a Reute…

Matthew Rozsa (2020-11-23). China's just-launched lunar mission will retrieve Moon rocks for the first time in 44 years. salon.com Chang'e-5, launched today, is poised to be a historic step in lunar research…

sputniknews (2020-11-23). Chinese Rocket Chang Zheng 5 for Lunar Mission Chang'e 5 Launched From Spaceport in Hainan. sputniknews.com WENCHANG (Sputnik) – A Chinese heavy-lift Chang Zheng 5 launch vehicle with a Chang'e 5 return vehicle, which is planned to land on the Moon, collect samples of lunar soil, and return with them to Earth, was launched from the cosmodrome at Hainan, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

2020-11-25: News Headlines

Tom Clifford (2020-11-25). Xi Jinping's "China First" globalresearch.ca Tom Clifford reporting from Beijing | It isn't about what happened, it's about what will happen. Our time has come is the catchphrase, a rallying cry. The people are told they have been cheated. It won't happen again. We are the …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2020-11-25). Return of Great Game in Post-Soviet Central Asia. globalresearch.ca The recent Issue Brief by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission entitled

Peter Koenig (2020-11-24). China's Reaction to an Unannounced US Visit to Taiwan. globalresearch.ca Background | China has reacted strongly to a senior US official's unannounced visit to Taiwan, warning that it will take legitimate and necessary action according to circumstances. | The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman reiterated Beijing's firm opposition to any official ties between …

sputniknews (2020-11-24). China Tests Millions for COVID-19 After New Cases Reported in Three Cities. sputniknews.com The first case of the novel coronavirus virus was reported on December 31, 2019, in Wuhan, China. Since then, the virus has spread to more than 200 countries and territories around the world infecting more than 59 million people and killing more than 1.4 million.

Sara Flounders (2020-11-24). Class struggle in China — How to deal with multibillionaires? workers.org "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" is an old story repeated in many variations, from Greek myths to a famous German poem by Goethe in 1797 to an Alfred Hitchcock film and several Disney versions. All variations deal with summoning or unleashing overwhelming forces that can't be controlled. In "The Communist Manifesto," Karl . . . |

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-11-24). This Is Your Brain On Echo Chambers: Right Calls Biden A Xi Puppet As He Packs His Cabinet With China Hawks. thealtworld.com This is your brain: This is your brain on media echo chambers: Joe Biden set to appoint …

MEE staff (2020-11-24). HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uighurs. middleeasteye.net HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uighurs | Aimadoula Waili and Nurmemet Rozi were arrested last week by Saudi authorities and risk deportation and torture in China, rights group says | Tue, 11/24/2020 – 20: 05 | Human Rights Watch has called on Saudi authorities to 'immediately disclose' the status of Hemdullah Abduweli and Nurmemet Rozi (AFP/File photo) | Human Rights Watch has called on…

CGTN (2020-11-24). China Lifts all Remaining Poverty-stricken Counties out of Absolute Poverty. dissidentvoice.org Southwest China's Guizhou Province says it has eliminated absolute poverty in its last nine impoverished counties, meaning there are no more counties listed as impoverished in the whole of China.

Ashlie D. Stevens (2020-11-24). At Trump's final bizarre turkey pardon, his ongoing refusal to concede was the elephant in the room. salon.com The president talked up the Dow and made a racist swipe at the "China virus," but no mention of the transition…

Ralph Nader (2020-11-23). Trump's Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless … counterpunch.org Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters.

Walden Bello (2020-11-23). What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for the Asia-Pacific Region? counterpunch.org Assuming Joe Biden will take the reins of the presidency on January 20, 2021, what will his likely policies toward the Asia-Pacific region look like? It is unlikely that Joe Biden will continue Trump's trade war with China. That would simply be too destabilizing for everyone. Not only is the U.S. greatly dependent on China

Nadda Osman (2020-11-23). Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China. middleeasteye.net Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China | Activists and human rights advocates have raised concerns that Aimadoula Waili may be tortured in a 're-education' camp if sent back to China | Mon, 11/23/2020 – 15: 48 | The scholar fears he could be deported back to China, where Uighurs face persecution (Supplied) | A Uighur Muslim religious scholar was arrested in Saudi Arabia o…

Amiad Horowitz (2020-11-23). RCEP creates world's largest free trade zone, but where does U.S. stand? peoplesworld.org HANOI—On Nov. 15, a group of 15 countries, including the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other regional powerhouses like China, Japan, and Australia, made history by signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The agreement establishes the world's largest free trade zone, covering almost a third of the …

teleSUR (2020-11-23). China Announces the Eradication of Extreme Poverty. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Chinese government announced the eradication of extreme poverty in 832 counties in the East Asian country as part of an official program to overcome the problem of social inequality. | RELATED: | After decreeing the exit from the list of extreme poverty of the last nine counties in the province of Guizhou, the authorities highlighted the plan executed by the Communist Party of China (CCP) since 1980 in the…

teleSUR (2020-11-23). China Rejects US Admiral's Unannounced Visit to Taiwan. telesurenglish.net China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday rejected a visit by a U.S. Navy admiral to Taiwan as it strongly opposed any military relationship between the Chinese Island and Washington. | RELATED: | "China is opposed to any form of exchange between U.S. and Taiwanese officials or any military relations," Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said shortly after the visit was announced. | According to a Reute…

Matthew Rozsa (2020-11-23). China's just-launched lunar mission will retrieve Moon rocks for the first time in 44 years. salon.com Chang'e-5, launched today, is poised to be a historic step in lunar research…

sputniknews (2020-11-23). Chinese Rocket Chang Zheng 5 for Lunar Mission Chang'e 5 Launched From Spaceport in Hainan. sputniknews.com WENCHANG (Sputnik) – A Chinese heavy-lift Chang Zheng 5 launch vehicle with a Chang'e 5 return vehicle, which is planned to land on the Moon, collect samples of lunar soil, and return with them to Earth, was launched from the cosmodrome at Hainan, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-22). The US' Support Of Tibetan Splittism Is Troublesome. thealtworld.com This is a very unfriendly move which hints that the President pays credence to Sangay's claims of leading a so-called "government in exile". In effect, it amounts to tacit support for his political agenda and hints that the US no longer abides by its One China policy. | The White House

Editor (2020-11-22). A New Cold War Could Be Just Around the Corner. scheerpost.com Antonio R. Villaraigosa / CC BY-NC 2.0] By Cassandra Stimpson and Holly Zhang / TomDispatch War: what is it good for? Apparently, in Washington's world of think tanks, the answer is: the bottom line. In fact, as the Biden presidency approaches, an era of great-power competition between the United States and China is already taken for granted inside the Washington Beltway. Much less well known are… |

sputniknews (2020-11-22). Photo: Thousands March in Taipei to Oppose 'Unethical' US Pork Imports to Taiwan. sputniknews.com Relations between the United States and Taiwan, the former also referred to as the Republic of China (ROC), have become increasingly closer in recent years. Their relations were recently marked by an increase in the sales of weapons from the US to the island nation and, more recently, the move to sell US pork products in the country.

Anya Parampil (2020-11-21). Biggest trade deal in history excludes United States. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Ian Goodrum about the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Asia. The agreement includes countries representing one-third of the global GDP and population, yet excludes the United States. They discuss the implications the deal will have for the world economy.

Dean Baker (2020-11-21). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved if We Had Collaborated on Vaccines With China? cepr.net We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have …

Megan Tatum (2020-11-21). [World Report] China's fertility treatment boom. thelancet.com The end of the one-child policy and social shifts have increased demand for fertility treatments. Many patients are turning to medical tourism. Megan Tatum reports.

Yves Engler (2020-11-21). Double Standard Blatant on Israel and China "Foreign Influence" in Canada. dissidentvoice.org Foreign influence in Canada is bad if it comes from China, but not even worth mentioning if it comes from Israel. That seems to be the position of the Globe and Mail. Canada's 'paper of record' is so gripped with anti-Chinese fervor that it is blind to a blatant double standard. Contrasting the Globe and …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2020-11-21). John F. Kennedy and America's Lost Patriotic Heritage. dissidentvoice.org Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe…. — President Kennedy, 1961 Inaugural Address Where China and Russia are currently leading a new paradigm …

2020-11-24: News Headlines

Dean Baker (2020-11-24). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved, If We Had Cooperated on a Vaccine With China? counterpunch.org We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have

Peter Koenig (2020-11-24). China's Reaction to an Unannounced US Visit to Taiwan. globalresearch.ca Background | China has reacted strongly to a senior US official's unannounced visit to Taiwan, warning that it will take legitimate and necessary action according to circumstances. | The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman reiterated Beijing's firm opposition to any official ties between …

Sara Flounders (2020-11-24). Class struggle in China — How to deal with multibillionaires? workers.org "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" is an old story repeated in many variations, from Greek myths to a famous German poem by Goethe in 1797 to an Alfred Hitchcock film and several Disney versions. All variations deal with summoning or unleashing overwhelming forces that can't be controlled. In "The Communist Manifesto," Karl . . . |

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-11-24). This Is Your Brain On Echo Chambers: Right Calls Biden A Xi Puppet As He Packs His Cabinet With China Hawks. thealtworld.com This is your brain: This is your brain on media echo chambers: Joe Biden set to appoint …

Sara Flounders (2020-11-24). Class struggle in China — How to deal with multibillionaires? workers.org "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" is an old story repeated in many variations, from Greek myths to a famous German poem by Goethe in 1797 to an Alfred Hitchcock film and several Disney versions. All variations deal with summoning or unleashing overwhelming forces that can't be controlled. Emblem for All-China Federation of . . . |

MEE staff (2020-11-24). HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uighurs. middleeasteye.net HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uighurs | Aimadoula Waili and Nurmemet Rozi were arrested last week by Saudi authorities and risk deportation and torture in China, rights group says | Tue, 11/24/2020 – 20: 05 | Human Rights Watch has called on Saudi authorities to 'immediately disclose' the status of Hemdullah Abduweli and Nurmemet Rozi (AFP/File photo) | Human Rights Watch has called on…

CGTN (2020-11-24). China Lifts all Remaining Poverty-stricken Counties out of Absolute Poverty. dissidentvoice.org Southwest China's Guizhou Province says it has eliminated absolute poverty in its last nine impoverished counties, meaning there are no more counties listed as impoverished in the whole of China.

Ralph Nader (2020-11-23). Trump's Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless … counterpunch.org Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters.

Amiad Horowitz (2020-11-23). RCEP creates world's largest free trade zone, but where does U.S. stand? peoplesworld.org HANOI—On Nov. 15, a group of 15 countries, including the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other regional powerhouses like China, Japan, and Australia, made history by signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The agreement establishes the world's largest free trade zone, covering almost a third of the …

Walden Bello (2020-11-23). What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for the Asia-Pacific Region? counterpunch.org Assuming Joe Biden will take the reins of the presidency on January 20, 2021, what will his likely policies toward the Asia-Pacific region look like? It is unlikely that Joe Biden will continue Trump's trade war with China. That would simply be too destabilizing for everyone. Not only is the U.S. greatly dependent on China

Nadda Osman (2020-11-23). Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China. middleeasteye.net Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China | Activists and human rights advocates have raised concerns that Aimadoula Waili may be tortured in a 're-education' camp if sent back to China | Mon, 11/23/2020 – 15: 48 | The scholar fears he could be deported back to China, where Uighurs face persecution (Supplied) | A Uighur Muslim religious scholar was arrested in Saudi Arabia o…

teleSUR (2020-11-23). China Announces the Eradication of Extreme Poverty. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Chinese government announced the eradication of extreme poverty in 832 counties in the East Asian country as part of an official program to overcome the problem of social inequality. | RELATED: | After decreeing the exit from the list of extreme poverty of the last nine counties in the province of Guizhou, the authorities highlighted the plan executed by the Communist Party of China (CCP) since 1980 in the…

sputniknews (2020-11-23). Chinese Rocket Chang Zheng 5 for Lunar Mission Chang'e 5 Launched From Spaceport in Hainan. sputniknews.com WENCHANG (Sputnik) – A Chinese heavy-lift Chang Zheng 5 launch vehicle with a Chang'e 5 return vehicle, which is planned to land on the Moon, collect samples of lunar soil, and return with them to Earth, was launched from the cosmodrome at Hainan, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

teleSUR (2020-11-23). China Rejects US Admiral's Unannounced Visit to Taiwan. telesurenglish.net China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday rejected a visit by a U.S. Navy admiral to Taiwan as it strongly opposed any military relationship between the Chinese Island and Washington. | RELATED: | "China is opposed to any form of exchange between U.S. and Taiwanese officials or any military relations," Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said shortly after the visit was announced. | According to a Reute…

Matthew Rozsa (2020-11-23). China's just-launched lunar mission will retrieve Moon rocks for the first time in 44 years. salon.com Chang'e-5, launched today, is poised to be a historic step in lunar research…

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-22). The US' Support Of Tibetan Splittism Is Troublesome. thealtworld.com This is a very unfriendly move which hints that the President pays credence to Sangay's claims of leading a so-called "government in exile". In effect, it amounts to tacit support for his political agenda and hints that the US no longer abides by its One China policy. | The White House

sputniknews (2020-11-22). Photo: Thousands March in Taipei to Oppose 'Unethical' US Pork Imports to Taiwan. sputniknews.com Relations between the United States and Taiwan, the former also referred to as the Republic of China (ROC), have become increasingly closer in recent years. Their relations were recently marked by an increase in the sales of weapons from the US to the island nation and, more recently, the move to sell US pork products in the country.

Editor (2020-11-22). A New Cold War Could Be Just Around the Corner. scheerpost.com Antonio R. Villaraigosa / CC BY-NC 2.0] By Cassandra Stimpson and Holly Zhang / TomDispatch War: what is it good for? Apparently, in Washington's world of think tanks, the answer is: the bottom line. In fact, as the Biden presidency approaches, an era of great-power competition between the United States and China is already taken for granted inside the Washington Beltway. Much less well known are… |

Anya Parampil (2020-11-21). Biggest trade deal in history excludes United States. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Ian Goodrum about the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Asia. The agreement includes countries representing one-third of the global GDP and population, yet excludes the United States. They discuss the implications the deal will have for the world economy.

Dean Baker (2020-11-21). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved if We Had Collaborated on Vaccines With China? cepr.net We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2020-11-21). John F. Kennedy and America's Lost Patriotic Heritage. dissidentvoice.org Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe…. — President Kennedy, 1961 Inaugural Address Where China and Russia are currently leading a new paradigm …

Yves Engler (2020-11-21). Double Standard Blatant on Israel and China "Foreign Influence" in Canada. dissidentvoice.org Foreign influence in Canada is bad if it comes from China, but not even worth mentioning if it comes from Israel. That seems to be the position of the Globe and Mail. Canada's 'paper of record' is so gripped with anti-Chinese fervor that it is blind to a blatant double standard. Contrasting the Globe and …

Megan Tatum (2020-11-21). [World Report] China's fertility treatment boom. thelancet.com The end of the one-child policy and social shifts have increased demand for fertility treatments. Many patients are turning to medical tourism. Megan Tatum reports.

C.J. Atkins (2020-11-20). Is there life after coronavirus? China proved pandemic can be controlled. peoplesworld.org TORONTO—Nine months ago, in early February, People's World interviewed Lupin, a 26-year-old man from Wuhan, China. At the time, his hometown was the epicenter of what scientists were still calling the "novel coronavirus," a pneumonia-like illness which soon sparked a pandemic that engulfed the entire world. Lupin was working overseas in Canada but had returned …

_____ (2020-11-20). Trump Plans Series Of Actions Against China Before Biden Inauguration. popularresistance.org The Trump administration is planning a series of hardline actions against China with the aim of making it politically untenable for a Biden administration to reverse the moves, administration officials told Axios. | According to the officials, the administration plans to sanction or restrict trade with Chinese companies, officials, and government entities. The actions will be related to alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, so-called threats to US national security, and China's fishing industry.

2020-11-23: News Headlines

Peter Koenig (2020-11-23). The China Moment. globalresearch.ca China has achieved the almost impossible — a free trade agreement with 14 countries — the ten ASEAN, plus Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, altogether 15 countries, including China. The so-called Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, was …

Ralph Nader (2020-11-23). Trump's Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless … counterpunch.org Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters. Refusing to concede, however, so as to prolong his crazed fantasies, Trump is distracting the mass media from his looting

Ralph Nader (2020-11-23). Trump's Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless … counterpunch.org Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters.

Amiad Horowitz (2020-11-23). RCEP creates world's largest free trade zone, but where does U.S. stand? peoplesworld.org HANOI—On Nov. 15, a group of 15 countries, including the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other regional powerhouses like China, Japan, and Australia, made history by signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The agreement establishes the world's largest free trade zone, covering almost a third of the …

Walden Bello (2020-11-23). What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for the Asia-Pacific Region? counterpunch.org Assuming Joe Biden will take the reins of the presidency on January 20, 2021, what will his likely policies toward the Asia-Pacific region look like? It is unlikely that Joe Biden will continue Trump's trade war with China. That would simply be too destabilizing for everyone. Not only is the U.S. greatly dependent on China

Nadda Osman (2020-11-23). Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China. middleeasteye.net Uighur scholar arrested in Saudi Arabia at risk of deportation to China | Activists and human rights advocates have raised concerns that Aimadoula Waili may be tortured in a 're-education' camp if sent back to China | Mon, 11/23/2020 – 15: 48 | The scholar fears he could be deported back to China, where Uighurs face persecution (Supplied) | A Uighur Muslim religious scholar was arrested in Saudi Arabia o…

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-22). The US' Support Of Tibetan Splittism Is Troublesome. thealtworld.com This is a very unfriendly move which hints that the President pays credence to Sangay's claims of leading a so-called "government in exile". In effect, it amounts to tacit support for his political agenda and hints that the US no longer abides by its One China policy. | The White House

sputniknews (2020-11-22). Photo: Thousands March in Taipei to Oppose 'Unethical' US Pork Imports to Taiwan. sputniknews.com Relations between the United States and Taiwan, the former also referred to as the Republic of China (ROC), have become increasingly closer in recent years. Their relations were recently marked by an increase in the sales of weapons from the US to the island nation and, more recently, the move to sell US pork products in the country.

Editor (2020-11-22). A New Cold War Could Be Just Around the Corner. scheerpost.com Antonio R. Villaraigosa / CC BY-NC 2.0] By Cassandra Stimpson and Holly Zhang / TomDispatch War: what is it good for? Apparently, in Washington's world of think tanks, the answer is: the bottom line. In fact, as the Biden presidency approaches, an era of great-power competition between the United States and China is already taken for granted inside the Washington Beltway. Much less well known are… |

Anya Parampil (2020-11-21). Biggest trade deal in history excludes United States. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Ian Goodrum about the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Asia. The agreement includes countries representing one-third of the global GDP and population, yet excludes the United States. They discuss the implications the deal will have for the world economy.

Dean Baker (2020-11-21). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved if We Had Collaborated on Vaccines With China? cepr.net We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2020-11-21). John F. Kennedy and America's Lost Patriotic Heritage. dissidentvoice.org Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe…. — President Kennedy, 1961 Inaugural Address Where China and Russia are currently leading a new paradigm …

Megan Tatum (2020-11-21). [World Report] China's fertility treatment boom. thelancet.com The end of the one-child policy and social shifts have increased demand for fertility treatments. Many patients are turning to medical tourism. Megan Tatum reports.

Yves Engler (2020-11-21). Double Standard Blatant on Israel and China "Foreign Influence" in Canada. dissidentvoice.org Foreign influence in Canada is bad if it comes from China, but not even worth mentioning if it comes from Israel. That seems to be the position of the Globe and Mail. Canada's 'paper of record' is so gripped with anti-Chinese fervor that it is blind to a blatant double standard. Contrasting the Globe and …

Deirdre Griswold (2020-11-20). Capitalists profit off pandemic. workers.org Many countries around the world have successfully contained the coronavirus. Most notable is China, the most populous nation and the place where the virus first appeared. As of Nov. 15, China reported a total of 4,634 deaths from COVID-19 and only 13 new cases. (worldometers.info/coronavirus) Here in the United States, . . . |

_____ (2020-11-20). Trump Plans Series Of Actions Against China Before Biden Inauguration. popularresistance.org The Trump administration is planning a series of hardline actions against China with the aim of making it politically untenable for a Biden administration to reverse the moves, administration officials told Axios. | According to the officials, the administration plans to sanction or restrict trade with Chinese companies, officials, and government entities. The actions will be related to alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, so-called threats to US national security, and China's fishing industry.

WSWS (2020-11-20). Toyota workers in India continue strike, defy state back-to-work order. wsws.org Behind the state government's strikebreaking order is the broader aim of the ruling class to make India a cheap-labor alternative to China.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). China Warns Intel Alliance 'Their Eyes Will Be Plucked Out' if Not Careful With Hong Kong Affairs. sputniknews.com The Five Eyes alliance, established after World War II, involves the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It's main objective is the sharing of intelligence information between parties.

Cassandra Stimpson, Holly Zhang (2020-11-19). A Washington Echo Chamber for a New Cold War. commondreams.org A rising China is also guaranteed to lift all boats (submarines, aircraft carriers, and surface ships) as well as fighter planes aiding the military-industrial complex on a planet increasingly at war with itself. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-1138906137.jpg

2020-11-22: News Headlines

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-22). The US' Support Of Tibetan Splittism Is Troublesome. thealtworld.com This is a very unfriendly move which hints that the President pays credence to Sangay's claims of leading a so-called "government in exile". In effect, it amounts to tacit support for his political agenda and hints that the US no longer abides by its One China policy. | The White House

Editor (2020-11-22). A New Cold War Could Be Just Around the Corner. scheerpost.com Antonio R. Villaraigosa / CC BY-NC 2.0] By Cassandra Stimpson and Holly Zhang / TomDispatch War: what is it good for? Apparently, in Washington's world of think tanks, the answer is: the bottom line. In fact, as the Biden presidency approaches, an era of great-power competition between the United States and China is already taken for granted inside the Washington Beltway. Much less well known are… |

Anya Parampil (2020-11-21). Biggest trade deal in history excludes United States. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Ian Goodrum about the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Asia. The agreement includes countries representing one-third of the global GDP and population, yet excludes the United States. They discuss the implications the deal will have for the world economy.

Dean Baker (2020-11-21). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved if We Had Collaborated on Vaccines With China? cepr.net We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2020-11-21). John F. Kennedy and America's Lost Patriotic Heritage. dissidentvoice.org Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe…. — President Kennedy, 1961 Inaugural Address Where China and Russia are currently leading a new paradigm …

Megan Tatum (2020-11-21). [World Report] China's fertility treatment boom. thelancet.com The end of the one-child policy and social shifts have increased demand for fertility treatments. Many patients are turning to medical tourism. Megan Tatum reports.

Yves Engler (2020-11-21). Double Standard Blatant on Israel and China "Foreign Influence" in Canada. dissidentvoice.org Foreign influence in Canada is bad if it comes from China, but not even worth mentioning if it comes from Israel. That seems to be the position of the Globe and Mail. Canada's 'paper of record' is so gripped with anti-Chinese fervor that it is blind to a blatant double standard. Contrasting the Globe and …

Deirdre Griswold (2020-11-20). Capitalists profit off pandemic. workers.org Many countries around the world have successfully contained the coronavirus. Most notable is China, the most populous nation and the place where the virus first appeared. As of Nov. 15, China reported a total of 4,634 deaths from COVID-19 and only 13 new cases. (worldometers.info/coronavirus) Here in the United States, . . . |

_____ (2020-11-20). Trump Plans Series Of Actions Against China Before Biden Inauguration. popularresistance.org The Trump administration is planning a series of hardline actions against China with the aim of making it politically untenable for a Biden administration to reverse the moves, administration officials told Axios. | According to the officials, the administration plans to sanction or restrict trade with Chinese companies, officials, and government entities. The actions will be related to alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, so-called threats to US national security, and China's fishing industry.

WSWS (2020-11-20). Toyota workers in India continue strike, defy state back-to-work order. wsws.org Behind the state government's strikebreaking order is the broader aim of the ruling class to make India a cheap-labor alternative to China.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). China Warns Intel Alliance 'Their Eyes Will Be Plucked Out' if Not Careful With Hong Kong Affairs. sputniknews.com The Five Eyes alliance, established after World War II, involves the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It's main objective is the sharing of intelligence information between parties.

Cassandra Stimpson, Holly Zhang (2020-11-19). A Washington Echo Chamber for a New Cold War. commondreams.org A rising China is also guaranteed to lift all boats (submarines, aircraft carriers, and surface ships) as well as fighter planes aiding the military-industrial complex on a planet increasingly at war with itself. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-1138906137.jpg

sputniknews (2020-11-19). US Navy Secretary Wants New Fleet at Indo-Pacific 'Crossroads' in Case of 'Dust-Up' With China. sputniknews.com A new proposal to recreate a defunct US Navy fleet in the western Pacific could provide the US with another way to confront China in the South China Sea, but could also alienate regional partners at the same time.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). 'Contested Warfighting Domain': New UK Space Command Long Prepared to Follow US Space Force Lead. sputniknews.com The UK's newly announced Space Command is likely to pick up a number of projects already begun with its creation in mind and to partner closely with the US Space Force as part of a larger military confrontation with Russia and China in space.

Polina Aniftou (2020-11-19). "The End of the War in Syria Will Come as Part of the Agreement Between Iran and China," Says Iranian Foreign Policy Analyst. globalresearch.ca As the US changes leadership, new opportunities for re-alignment may open up for the Middle East and the wider region. To understand more fully the implications presented in conflicts ranging from the US-Iran tension, the Syrian war, and the role …

2020-11-21: News Headlines

Anya Parampil (2020-11-21). Biggest trade deal in history excludes United States. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Ian Goodrum about the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Asia. The agreement includes countries representing one-third of the global GDP and population, yet excludes the United States. They discuss the implications the deal will have for the world economy.

Dean Baker (2020-11-21). How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved if We Had Collaborated on Vaccines With China? cepr.net We know that Republican office holders are not allowed to say that Joe Biden won the election. Apparently there is a similar ban in place for news outlets when it comes to the question of the United States collaborating with China, and other countries, in developing vaccines against the pandemic. In recent days, there have …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2020-11-21). John F. Kennedy and America's Lost Patriotic Heritage. dissidentvoice.org Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe…. — President Kennedy, 1961 Inaugural Address Where China and Russia are currently leading a new paradigm …

Megan Tatum (2020-11-21). [World Report] China's fertility treatment boom. thelancet.com The end of the one-child policy and social shifts have increased demand for fertility treatments. Many patients are turning to medical tourism. Megan Tatum reports.

Yves Engler (2020-11-21). Double Standard Blatant on Israel and China "Foreign Influence" in Canada. dissidentvoice.org Foreign influence in Canada is bad if it comes from China, but not even worth mentioning if it comes from Israel. That seems to be the position of the Globe and Mail. Canada's 'paper of record' is so gripped with anti-Chinese fervor that it is blind to a blatant double standard. Contrasting the Globe and …

Deirdre Griswold (2020-11-20). Capitalists profit off pandemic. workers.org Many countries around the world have successfully contained the coronavirus. Most notable is China, the most populous nation and the place where the virus first appeared. As of Nov. 15, China reported a total of 4,634 deaths from COVID-19 and only 13 new cases. (worldometers.info/coronavirus) Here in the United States, . . . |

WSWS (2020-11-20). Toyota workers in India continue strike, defy state back-to-work order. wsws.org Behind the state government's strikebreaking order is the broader aim of the ruling class to make India a cheap-labor alternative to China.

_____ (2020-11-20). Trump Plans Series Of Actions Against China Before Biden Inauguration. popularresistance.org The Trump administration is planning a series of hardline actions against China with the aim of making it politically untenable for a Biden administration to reverse the moves, administration officials told Axios. | According to the officials, the administration plans to sanction or restrict trade with Chinese companies, officials, and government entities. The actions will be related to alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, so-called threats to US national security, and China's fishing industry.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). China Warns Intel Alliance 'Their Eyes Will Be Plucked Out' if Not Careful With Hong Kong Affairs. sputniknews.com The Five Eyes alliance, established after World War II, involves the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It's main objective is the sharing of intelligence information between parties.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). US Navy Secretary Wants New Fleet at Indo-Pacific 'Crossroads' in Case of 'Dust-Up' With China. sputniknews.com A new proposal to recreate a defunct US Navy fleet in the western Pacific could provide the US with another way to confront China in the South China Sea, but could also alienate regional partners at the same time.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). 'Contested Warfighting Domain': New UK Space Command Long Prepared to Follow US Space Force Lead. sputniknews.com The UK's newly announced Space Command is likely to pick up a number of projects already begun with its creation in mind and to partner closely with the US Space Force as part of a larger military confrontation with Russia and China in space.

Cassandra Stimpson, Holly Zhang (2020-11-19). A Washington Echo Chamber for a New Cold War. commondreams.org A rising China is also guaranteed to lift all boats (submarines, aircraft carriers, and surface ships) as well as fighter planes aiding the military-industrial complex on a planet increasingly at war with itself. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-1138906137.jpg

Polina Aniftou (2020-11-19). "The End of the War in Syria Will Come as Part of the Agreement Between Iran and China," Says Iranian Foreign Policy Analyst. globalresearch.ca As the US changes leadership, new opportunities for re-alignment may open up for the Middle East and the wider region. To understand more fully the implications presented in conflicts ranging from the US-Iran tension, the Syrian war, and the role …

Thomas Hon Wing Polin (2020-11-18). Hong Kong: Beijing Presses the Cleanup. counterpunch.org Is China a sovereign country? The question may seem ludicrous. But it must be asked of the US and other Western politicians and media objecting loudly to Beijing's disqualification of four opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong. That act has sparked the resignation of 15 other "pro-democracy" legislators. A sovereign nation has the unchallengeable right to

Vijay Prashad (2020-11-18). Why Biden will keep the US-imposed Cold War rolling. peoplesdispatch.org Will US foreign policy change significantly under the incoming Biden administration? Vijay Prashad argues that this is unlikely, especially with regard to the Cold War on China…

Ralph Nader (2020-11-18). Abdicating to Boeing: An Open Letter to FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson. counterpunch.org November 13, 2020 Stephen Dickson, Administrator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) U.S. Department of Transportation 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591 Dear Mr. Dickson, It is now abundantly clear that instead of clearing out top Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operatives who have worked to make the FAA safe for Boeing, you have thrown in your

Editor (2020-11-18). Amazon is censoring: We need your help to distribute this book! workers.org "Capitalism on a Ventilator" is a new anthology comparing the effective Chinese response to COVID-19 to the disastrous response in the U.S. This book pushes back against the racist anti-China campaign in U.S. media. However, Amazon is currently censoring the book's distribution. We need your support to get the book . . . |

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2020-11-18). BRICS 2020: Achievements and Future Challenges. Summit of Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. globalresearch.ca On November 17, under Russia's BRICS Chairmanship, Vladimir Putin hosted the 12th BRICS Summit via videoconference. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa participated to discuss the state and prospects of cooperation within BRICS, discussed the global …

sputniknews (2020-11-18). Canadian Intelligence Agency Claims China, Russia Pose Greatest State-Sponsored Cyber Threat. sputniknews.com TORONTO (Sputnik) – China, Russia, Iran and North Korea pose the greatest cybersecurity threat to Canada, a division of the country's Communications Security Establishment (CSE) intelligence agency said in a Wednesday report.

2020-11-20: News Headlines

C.J. Atkins (2020-11-20). Is there life after coronavirus? China proved pandemic can be controlled. peoplesworld.org TORONTO—Nine months ago, in early February, People's World interviewed Lupin, a 26-year-old man from Wuhan, China. At the time, his hometown was the epicenter of what scientists were still calling the "novel coronavirus," a pneumonia-like illness which soon sparked a pandemic that engulfed the entire world. Lupin was working overseas in Canada but had returned …

Deirdre Griswold (2020-11-20). Capitalists profit off pandemic. workers.org Many countries around the world have successfully contained the coronavirus. Most notable is China, the most populous nation and the place where the virus first appeared. As of Nov. 15, China reported a total of 4,634 deaths from COVID-19 and only 13 new cases. (worldometers.info/coronavirus) Here in the United States, . . . |

_____ (2020-11-20). Trump Plans Series Of Actions Against China Before Biden Inauguration. popularresistance.org The Trump administration is planning a series of hardline actions against China with the aim of making it politically untenable for a Biden administration to reverse the moves, administration officials told Axios. | According to the officials, the administration plans to sanction or restrict trade with Chinese companies, officials, and government entities. The actions will be related to alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, so-called threats to US national security, and China's fishing industry.

Polina Aniftou (2020-11-19). "The End of the War in Syria Will Come as Part of the Agreement Between Iran and China," Says Iranian Foreign Policy Analyst. globalresearch.ca As the US changes leadership, new opportunities for re-alignment may open up for the Middle East and the wider region. To understand more fully the implications presented in conflicts ranging from the US-Iran tension, the Syrian war, and the role …

sputniknews (2020-11-19). 'Contested Warfighting Domain': New UK Space Command Long Prepared to Follow US Space Force Lead. sputniknews.com The UK's newly announced Space Command is likely to pick up a number of projects already begun with its creation in mind and to partner closely with the US Space Force as part of a larger military confrontation with Russia and China in space.

sputniknews (2020-11-19). China Warns Intel Alliance 'Their Eyes Will Be Plucked Out' if Not Careful With Hong Kong Affairs. sputniknews.com The Five Eyes alliance, established after World War II, involves the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It's main objective is the sharing of intelligence information between parties.

Cassandra Stimpson, Holly Zhang (2020-11-19). A Washington Echo Chamber for a New Cold War. commondreams.org A rising China is also guaranteed to lift all boats (submarines, aircraft carriers, and surface ships) as well as fighter planes aiding the military-industrial complex on a planet increasingly at war with itself. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-1138906137.jpg

sputniknews (2020-11-19). US Navy Secretary Wants New Fleet at Indo-Pacific 'Crossroads' in Case of 'Dust-Up' With China. sputniknews.com A new proposal to recreate a defunct US Navy fleet in the western Pacific could provide the US with another way to confront China in the South China Sea, but could also alienate regional partners at the same time.

Thomas Hon Wing Polin (2020-11-18). Hong Kong: Beijing Presses the Cleanup. counterpunch.org Is China a sovereign country? The question may seem ludicrous. But it must be asked of the US and other Western politicians and media objecting loudly to Beijing's disqualification of four opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong. That act has sparked the resignation of 15 other "pro-democracy" legislators. A sovereign nation has the unchallengeable right to

Ralph Nader (2020-11-18). Abdicating to Boeing: An Open Letter to FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson. counterpunch.org November 13, 2020 Stephen Dickson, Administrator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) U.S. Department of Transportation 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591 Dear Mr. Dickson, It is now abundantly clear that instead of clearing out top Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operatives who have worked to make the FAA safe for Boeing, you have thrown in your

Vijay Prashad (2020-11-18). Why Biden will keep the US-imposed Cold War rolling. peoplesdispatch.org Will US foreign policy change significantly under the incoming Biden administration? Vijay Prashad argues that this is unlikely, especially with regard to the Cold War on China…

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2020-11-18). BRICS 2020: Achievements and Future Challenges. Summit of Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. globalresearch.ca On November 17, under Russia's BRICS Chairmanship, Vladimir Putin hosted the 12th BRICS Summit via videoconference. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa participated to discuss the state and prospects of cooperation within BRICS, discussed the global …

Editor (2020-11-18). Amazon is censoring: We need your help to distribute this book! workers.org "Capitalism on a Ventilator" is a new anthology comparing the effective Chinese response to COVID-19 to the disastrous response in the U.S. This book pushes back against the racist anti-China campaign in U.S. media. However, Amazon is currently censoring the book's distribution. We need your support to get the book . . . |

sputniknews (2020-11-18). Canadian Intelligence Agency Claims China, Russia Pose Greatest State-Sponsored Cyber Threat. sputniknews.com TORONTO (Sputnik) – China, Russia, Iran and North Korea pose the greatest cybersecurity threat to Canada, a division of the country's Communications Security Establishment (CSE) intelligence agency said in a Wednesday report.

Tom Clifford (2020-11-18). The Decline of the US Does Not Mean Plain Sailing for China. globalresearch.ca Who lost China? The question, first asked when Mao's dictum about power coming from the barrel of a gun proved pertinent and Truman was in the White House, is being asked again with renewed vigor. Some in the West believed …

Shane Quinn (2020-11-17). Will Biden Seek to De-escalate Tensions with China and Russia? globalresearch.ca A crucial advantage that China enjoys over its Western rivals, principally the United States, is the country's rebuffing of neoliberalism. Under its present leadership, Beijing's influence over corporations and private power has increased substantially. | By contrast to America, almost all …

Anand Naidoo (2020-11-17). The Heat: RCEP Trade Deal. america.cgtn.com An historic achievement – China and 14 other Asian countries sign a massive trade agreement. We'll discuss what it means for the region and the world.

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-17). RCEP Hops on the New Silk Roads. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the — virtual — host as the 10 Asean nations, plus China, Japan, …

sputniknews (2020-11-17). Photos Emerge of China's J-15 Fighter Sporting Gear for New Carrier's Catapult Launch System. sputniknews.com The electromagnetic launch system (EMALS) on China's Type 002 aircraft carrier presently under construction could give the heavy J-15 fighter a second life in naval aviation.

2020-11-19: News Headlines

Polina Aniftou (2020-11-19). "The End of the War in Syria Will Come as Part of the Agreement Between Iran and China," Says Iranian Foreign Policy Analyst. globalresearch.ca As the US changes leadership, new opportunities for re-alignment may open up for the Middle East and the wider region. To understand more fully the implications presented in conflicts ranging from the US-Iran tension, the Syrian war, and the role …

Thomas Hon Wing Polin (2020-11-18). Hong Kong: Beijing Presses the Cleanup. counterpunch.org Is China a sovereign country? The question may seem ludicrous. But it must be asked of the US and other Western politicians and media objecting loudly to Beijing's disqualification of four opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong. That act has sparked the resignation of 15 other "pro-democracy" legislators. A sovereign nation has the unchallengeable right to

Vijay Prashad (2020-11-18). Why Biden will keep the US-imposed Cold War rolling. peoplesdispatch.org Will US foreign policy change significantly under the incoming Biden administration? Vijay Prashad argues that this is unlikely, especially with regard to the Cold War on China…

Ralph Nader (2020-11-18). Abdicating to Boeing: An Open Letter to FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson. counterpunch.org November 13, 2020 Stephen Dickson, Administrator Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) U.S. Department of Transportation 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591 Dear Mr. Dickson, It is now abundantly clear that instead of clearing out top Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operatives who have worked to make the FAA safe for Boeing, you have thrown in your

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2020-11-18). BRICS 2020: Achievements and Future Challenges. Summit of Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. globalresearch.ca On November 17, under Russia's BRICS Chairmanship, Vladimir Putin hosted the 12th BRICS Summit via videoconference. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa participated to discuss the state and prospects of cooperation within BRICS, discussed the global …

Editor (2020-11-18). Amazon is censoring: We need your help to distribute this book! workers.org "Capitalism on a Ventilator" is a new anthology comparing the effective Chinese response to COVID-19 to the disastrous response in the U.S. This book pushes back against the racist anti-China campaign in U.S. media. However, Amazon is currently censoring the book's distribution. We need your support to get the book . . . |

sputniknews (2020-11-18). Canadian Intelligence Agency Claims China, Russia Pose Greatest State-Sponsored Cyber Threat. sputniknews.com TORONTO (Sputnik) – China, Russia, Iran and North Korea pose the greatest cybersecurity threat to Canada, a division of the country's Communications Security Establishment (CSE) intelligence agency said in a Wednesday report.

Tom Clifford (2020-11-18). The Decline of the US Does Not Mean Plain Sailing for China. globalresearch.ca Who lost China? The question, first asked when Mao's dictum about power coming from the barrel of a gun proved pertinent and Truman was in the White House, is being asked again with renewed vigor. Some in the West believed …

Shane Quinn (2020-11-17). Will Biden Seek to De-escalate Tensions with China and Russia? globalresearch.ca A crucial advantage that China enjoys over its Western rivals, principally the United States, is the country's rebuffing of neoliberalism. Under its present leadership, Beijing's influence over corporations and private power has increased substantially. | By contrast to America, almost all …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-11-17). Japan Militarizes and Worries Russia and China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Raul Diego (2020-11-17). Our House: Why China's New South Asian Trade Deal is Making Washington Sweat. mintpressnews.com A 15-member South Asian trade agreement that includes China and Japan has put the West on notice that its influence in the region is waning and possibly done for.

Anand Naidoo (2020-11-17). The Heat: RCEP Trade Deal. america.cgtn.com An historic achievement – China and 14 other Asian countries sign a massive trade agreement. We'll discuss what it means for the region and the world.

teleSUR (2020-11-17). Biden Says US and Its Allies Need To Counter Chinese Influence. telesurenglish.net Only days away after China signed a major trade deal in the Asia Pacific area that encompasses roughly one-third of the world's gross domestic product and population, making it the largest free-trade agreement ever signed, the U.S. President-elect reacted during a news conference in Wilmington, Delaware. | RELATED: | On Monday, Biden said the United States needed to negotiate with allies to set global trading rules to…

WSWS (2020-11-17). New China-led trade bloc sets stage for further tensions with the US. wsws.org While relatively limited in scope, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a further blow to US ambitions for economic domination of the Asia-Pacific.

sputniknews (2020-11-17). Photos Emerge of China's J-15 Fighter Sporting Gear for New Carrier's Catapult Launch System. sputniknews.com The electromagnetic launch system (EMALS) on China's Type 002 aircraft carrier presently under construction could give the heavy J-15 fighter a second life in naval aviation.

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-17). RCEP Hops on the New Silk Roads. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the — virtual — host as the 10 Asean nations, plus China, Japan, …

WSWS (2020-11-17). With Malabar exercise, Quad emerging as US-led, anti-China military alliance. wsws.org The Indian Ocean exercise is a clear signal that the US and its Quad allies—India, Japan and Australia—are now seeking to develop the capacity and expertise for joint military planning and action, including combat, against China.

2020-11-18: News Headlines

Thomas Hon Wing Polin (2020-11-18). Hong Kong: Beijing Presses the Cleanup. counterpunch.org Is China a sovereign country? The question may seem ludicrous. But it must be asked of the US and other Western politicians and media objecting loudly to Beijing's disqualification of four opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong. That act has sparked the resignation of 15 other "pro-democracy" legislators. A sovereign nation has the unchallengeable right to

Vijay Prashad (2020-11-18). Why Biden will keep the US-imposed Cold War rolling. peoplesdispatch.org Will US foreign policy change significantly under the incoming Biden administration? Vijay Prashad argues that this is unlikely, especially with regard to the Cold War on China…

Editor (2020-11-18). Amazon is censoring: We need your help to distribute this book! workers.org "Capitalism on a Ventilator" is a new anthology comparing the effective Chinese response to COVID-19 to the disastrous response in the U.S. This book pushes back against the racist anti-China campaign in U.S. media. However, Amazon is currently censoring the book's distribution. We need your support to get the book . . . |

Tom Clifford (2020-11-18). The Decline of the US Does Not Mean Plain Sailing for China. globalresearch.ca Who lost China? The question, first asked when Mao's dictum about power coming from the barrel of a gun proved pertinent and Truman was in the White House, is being asked again with renewed vigor. Some in the West believed …

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2020-11-18). BRICS 2020: Achievements and Future Challenges. Summit of Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. globalresearch.ca On November 17, under Russia's BRICS Chairmanship, Vladimir Putin hosted the 12th BRICS Summit via videoconference. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa participated to discuss the state and prospects of cooperation within BRICS, discussed the global …

Shane Quinn (2020-11-17). Will Biden Seek to De-escalate Tensions with China and Russia? globalresearch.ca A crucial advantage that China enjoys over its Western rivals, principally the United States, is the country's rebuffing of neoliberalism. Under its present leadership, Beijing's influence over corporations and private power has increased substantially. | By contrast to America, almost all …

Raul Diego (2020-11-17). Our House: Why China's New South Asian Trade Deal is Making Washington Sweat. mintpressnews.com A 15-member South Asian trade agreement that includes China and Japan has put the West on notice that its influence in the region is waning and possibly done for.

Anand Naidoo (2020-11-17). The Heat: RCEP Trade Deal. america.cgtn.com An historic achievement – China and 14 other Asian countries sign a massive trade agreement. We'll discuss what it means for the region and the world.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-11-17). Japan Militarizes and Worries Russia and China. asia-pacificresearch.com

sputniknews (2020-11-17). Photos Emerge of China's J-15 Fighter Sporting Gear for New Carrier's Catapult Launch System. sputniknews.com The electromagnetic launch system (EMALS) on China's Type 002 aircraft carrier presently under construction could give the heavy J-15 fighter a second life in naval aviation.

WSWS (2020-11-17). With Malabar exercise, Quad emerging as US-led, anti-China military alliance. wsws.org The Indian Ocean exercise is a clear signal that the US and its Quad allies—India, Japan and Australia—are now seeking to develop the capacity and expertise for joint military planning and action, including combat, against China.

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-17). RCEP Hops on the New Silk Roads. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the — virtual — host as the 10 Asean nations, plus China, Japan, …

WSWS (2020-11-17). New China-led trade bloc sets stage for further tensions with the US. wsws.org While relatively limited in scope, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a further blow to US ambitions for economic domination of the Asia-Pacific.

teleSUR (2020-11-17). Biden Says US and Its Allies Need To Counter Chinese Influence. telesurenglish.net Only days away after China signed a major trade deal in the Asia Pacific area that encompasses roughly one-third of the world's gross domestic product and population, making it the largest free-trade agreement ever signed, the U.S. President-elect reacted during a news conference in Wilmington, Delaware. | RELATED: | On Monday, Biden said the United States needed to negotiate with allies to set global trading rules to…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2020-11-16). India's farewell to ASEAN as it boards RCEP train. mronline.org It comes in the specific context of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] on Sunday—the mega free trade agreement centred on the ASEAN plus China, Japan and South Korea.

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-16). RCEP set to supercharge the New Silk Roads. thealtworld.com World's biggest free trade pact isn't about excluding the US or China's geopolitical ambitions but rather the natural evolution of Asian integration | Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the virtual host as the 10 ASEAN nations, plus China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, on the final day of the 37th ASEAN Summit. | RCEP, eight years in the making, binds together 30% of the global economy and 2.2 billion people. It's the first auspicious landmark of the Raging Twenties, which start…

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Shane Quinn (2020-11-17). Will Biden Seek to De-escalate Tensions with China and Russia? globalresearch.ca A crucial advantage that China enjoys over its Western rivals, principally the United States, is the country's rebuffing of neoliberalism. Under its present leadership, Beijing's influence over corporations and private power has increased substantially. | By contrast to America, almost all …

Anand Naidoo (2020-11-17). The Heat: RCEP Trade Deal. america.cgtn.com An historic achievement – China and 14 other Asian countries sign a massive trade agreement. We'll discuss what it means for the region and the world.

Raul Diego (2020-11-17). Our House: Why China's New South Asian Trade Deal is Making Washington Sweat. mintpressnews.com A 15-member South Asian trade agreement that includes China and Japan has put the West on notice that its influence in the region is waning and possibly done for.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-11-17). Japan Militarizes and Worries Russia and China. asia-pacificresearch.com

WSWS (2020-11-17). New China-led trade bloc sets stage for further tensions with the US. wsws.org While relatively limited in scope, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a further blow to US ambitions for economic domination of the Asia-Pacific.

teleSUR (2020-11-17). Biden Says US and Its Allies Need To Counter Chinese Influence. telesurenglish.net Only days away after China signed a major trade deal in the Asia Pacific area that encompasses roughly one-third of the world's gross domestic product and population, making it the largest free-trade agreement ever signed, the U.S. President-elect reacted during a news conference in Wilmington, Delaware. | RELATED: | On Monday, Biden said the United States needed to negotiate with allies to set global trading rules to…

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-17). RCEP Hops on the New Silk Roads. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the — virtual — host as the 10 Asean nations, plus China, Japan, …

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2020-11-16). India's farewell to ASEAN as it boards RCEP train. mronline.org It comes in the specific context of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] on Sunday—the mega free trade agreement centred on the ASEAN plus China, Japan and South Korea.

Eds. (2020-11-16). The jazz age. mronline.org Amid the swirl of people, carts, and humidity on Shanghai's Bund, American poet Langston Hughes scanned the streets for a free rickshaw. But no sooner had he secured a ride than he stood up in his seat and yelled out at a passing vehicle, "Hey, man!"

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-16). RCEP set to supercharge the New Silk Roads. thealtworld.com World's biggest free trade pact isn't about excluding the US or China's geopolitical ambitions but rather the natural evolution of Asian integration | Ho Chi Minh, in his eternal abode, will be savoring it with a heavenly smirk. Vietnam was the virtual host as the 10 ASEAN nations, plus China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, on the final day of the 37th ASEAN Summit. | RCEP, eight years in the making, binds together 30% of the global economy and 2.2 billion people. It's the first auspicious landmark of the Raging Twenties, which start…