Backed by AFRICOM, corporations plunder DR Congo for “climate-friendly” materials and blame China

Cobalt, a key metallic element used in lithium batteries and other “green” technology, is sourced from slave labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As the West points the finger at China, the US Africa Command is indirectly policing mining operations that profit US corporations. … Read More >Backed by AFRICOM, corporations plunder DR Congo for “climate-friendly” materials and blame China

The real China, child labor’s comeback, ATF’s public relations tour

Li Jingjing is a reporter with the Chinese news group CGTN. The United States has entered a new era of provocation targeting China as its most significant global competitor for power. Lee Camp and Jingjing sat down together to go deeper into the conflict that’s brewing between the US empire and the Chinese republic. … Read More >The real China, child labor’s comeback, ATF’s public relations tour

Ukraine dismisses US media reports about alleged Russian ‘military buildup’ on border

The Ukrainian government has no data confirming any reported buildup of Russian forces on the nation’s borders, President Volodymyr Zelensky’s spokesman said on Sunday, likening the speculation from Western media to propaganda. … Read More >Ukraine dismisses US media reports about alleged Russian ‘military buildup’ on border

‘Sour grapes’: Chinese media boss mocks Washington Post’s ‘jealousy’ over Beijing’s strict Covid-control practices

The editor-in-chief of The Global Times, a Chinese state-run publication, has taunted the US and The Washington Post after the American paper highlighted China’s small Covid-19 outbreak and criticized its strict countermeasures. … Read More >‘Sour grapes’: Chinese media boss mocks Washington Post’s ‘jealousy’ over Beijing’s strict Covid-control practices

Stop blaming ‘Russian trolls’ & ‘RT propaganda’: US democracy declining because Americans have lost faith in their elites – Moscow

Growing disillusionment in American democracy can’t be blamed on a shadowy web of Russian influence, one of Moscow’s top diplomats has said, arguing Washington must face up to the lack of faith ordinary people have in politicians. … Read More >Stop blaming ‘Russian trolls’ & ‘RT propaganda’: US democracy declining because Americans have lost faith in their elites – Moscow