Beset by flagging economies, rising debt & defeat in Afghanistan, US-led West is lashing out at Russia and China in desperation

Western unity is fragmenting as the EU stumbles from crisis to crisis, NATO is struggling to recover from its rout in Afghanistan, and US President Joe Biden has apparently turned his back on America’s endless foreign adventures. … Read More >Beset by flagging economies, rising debt & defeat in Afghanistan, US-led West is lashing out at Russia and China in desperation

Still waiting for answers: China says Asia Pacific nations are losing trust in US as Washington stays quiet on nuclear sub crash

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has demanded the US provide more than “vague statements” concerning an incident in the South China Sea in early October in which an American nuclear submarine collided with an “unknown” object. … Read More >Still waiting for answers: China says Asia Pacific nations are losing trust in US as Washington stays quiet on nuclear sub crash

Australian ‘national treasure’ cartoonist loses job after comparing vaccine mandates to Tiananmen Square crackdown

A renowned Australian cartoonist has said he lost his prime spot in a Melbourne-based newspaper after he drew parallels between the Tiananmen Square protests and Covid-19 vaccine mandates in a new cartoon. … Read More >Australian ‘national treasure’ cartoonist loses job after comparing vaccine mandates to Tiananmen Square crackdown

NATO can only respond with harsh statements amid military advancements of Russia & China – Karin Kneissl

NATO’s new masterplan to deter Moscow, including with nuclear weapons, looks like an attempt to stay relevant amid the military advancements of Russia and China, former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl told RT. … Read More >NATO can only respond with harsh statements amid military advancements of Russia & China – Karin Kneissl

Russia is ready to boost coal & gas supplies to China, but says problems with transportation remain

Beijing has been in talks with Moscow on increasing fossil fuel deliveries to China. However, despite Russia’s readiness to cooperate, transportation problems may hinder the efforts, the Russian ambassador to China says. … Read More >Russia is ready to boost coal & gas supplies to China, but says problems with transportation remain

NATO’s dodgy geography: US-led bloc’s insistence on moving on from Russia to confront China will put West on dangerous new ground

The general secretary of NATO has told the Financial Times that there’s a new foe in town. After decades of sparring with the Soviet Union, and Russia, the bloc is firmly setting its sights on a different standoff – with China. … Read More >NATO’s dodgy geography: US-led bloc’s insistence on moving on from Russia to confront China will put West on dangerous new ground

China won’t compromise on core interests, says Beijing after Biden claims US is committed to Taiwan’s defense

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has hit back at the US and demanded Washington adhere to the one-China principle, after US President Joe Biden said America was ready, and more than strong enough, to defend Taiwan. … Read More >China won’t compromise on core interests, says Beijing after Biden claims US is committed to Taiwan’s defense

Beijing rolls out Covid-19 booster jabs to its residents as Winter Olympics loom, after China passes 1bn vaccinated milestone

The Chinese capital has begun rolling out Covid-19 booster jabs to its residents in a bid to boost immunity levels as Beijing and its surrounding areas prepare to host the Winter Olympic games in four months. … Read More >Beijing rolls out Covid-19 booster jabs to its residents as Winter Olympics loom, after China passes 1bn vaccinated milestone

Afghanistan disaster won’t stop the US’ imperialist adventures – Tariq Ali

On this episode, we speak to author, filmmaker, and activist Tariq Ali. He discusses the death of Colin Powell and his involvement in the US’ many foreign wars, the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and why it won’t mean the end of US imperialism … Read More >Afghanistan disaster won’t stop the US’ imperialist adventures – Tariq Ali