Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and such leaders across the world are malicious miscreants, convening necropolitical death cults. But the alternatives, also tied to capitalist sociopathy, are only a little bit better. Our “progressives” worship at the altar of the circuits of capital.
Geography Archives: Asia
Countries in the continent of Asia
On 26 June 2021, tens of thousands of Indian farmers will gather in front of the government offices in India’s twenty-eight states.
In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by U.S. president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China.
Tired of the urban grind, young Chinese are rejecting consumerism and decamping to the countryside. That’s not the same thing as fighting back.
India’s big capital, in close cahoots with the political class, took advantage of privatisation policies to seize public resources (including profitable public sector assets), acquire vast tracts of land by displacing village and forest communities, control the nation’s mineral resources, and undermine public sector banks through a cascading set of fraud and non-payment schemes.
Fueled by pandemic restrictions and a glut of qualified applicants, competition for internship slots is growing fiercer all the time.
Last month, the two regions were warned about missing energy intensity reduction targets.
The signatories, including Noam Chomsky and Olga Tokarczuk, sought that the temporary order to release prisoners in light of COVID-19 be applied to these political prisoners as well.
COVID-19 infections in most countries have been hugely underestimated—not least because rich countries bought almost all the tests.
The same report paradoxically acknowledges the failure of the economic model the U.S. has tried to impose on the rest of the world
At the height of India’s COVID-19 crisis, some Chinese netizens saw retribution for the Modi government’s aggressive posture towards China. In this essay, Chinese blogger 红色卫士 (Red Defender) instead insists on internationalist solidarity and a distinction between the right-wing Modi government and the working class and low-caste peoples who suffer the most under his regime.
Do China and the U.S. have fundamental goals that constitute a contradiction, that is, goals so profoundly at odds with one another that the goals cannot coexist? Unfortunately, the answer is yes.
Ever since the outbreak of the pandemic, first recorded in India end January 2020, this Modi government’s preoccupation had never been on combating the pandemic in right earnest and saving people’s lives but on continuing to relentlessly pursue the unfolding of the RSS project.
ON March 24, 2020, Narendra Modi had announced that the country would go into a lockdown after four hours! This nation-wide lockdown was to last till the end of May, after which there were local lockdowns but not a general one.
Success on “Youth With You 3” had less to do with talent and more to do with who could buy the most votes. So why don’t fans care?
A bipartisan vote closed debate on the omnibus U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), which many argue includes provisions that could escalate trade disputes between the U.S. and China and could further rising anti-Asian racism.
Fearing a new conflict over Taiwan, Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has released a shocking account showing how the Joint Chiefs pressed Eisenhower to launch a nuclear war on China.
Chinese scientists sequenced the genome of SARS-CoV-2 in early January 2020 and by March of that year had “irrefutably” concluded the virus was not of human design. Since then, the goalposts have shifted repeatedly in an attempt to keep laboratory escape a viable theory, despite no evidence to support the continued supposition.
Will the province, rich in hydropower, change its welcoming stance toward cryptocurrencies?
2018, when president Xi Jinping lauded Marx as the greatest thinker of modern times at the closing speech of a 2-week celebration of his 200th anniversary and reaffirmed China’s commitment to his vision of communism, many on the left–and the right–were willing to take him seriously.