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Dzungar genocide(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Does the West repeating claims of China committing genocide in Xinjiang reify it?

The Jewish Virtual Library quotes Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels as having said: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

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Miguel Díaz-Canel and Xi Jinping

Partners: China and Cuba

In the 1960s, the main forms of the Chinese assistance offered to Cuba were preferential trade and interest-free loans. From 1961 to 1965, China gave Cuba an interest-free loan of 60 million U.S. dollars.

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Biden’s first directive to the war machine

In his first presidential visit to the Pentagon yesterday, Joe Biden announced the creation of an anti-China task force.

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World Health Organisation team members prepare to board a plane, marking the end of their WHO mission in Wuhan, China

Scientists on WHO mission to Wuhan accuse media of biased reportage

The U.S. government and many media outlets have queried WHO findings that do not corroborate theories promoted by Washington, such as the virus escaping from a Chinese laboratory.

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Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard, commander of US Strategic Command, speaks during a change of command ceremony at Offutt AFB in Nebraska, Nov. 18, 2019. Nati Harnik | AP

Head of Strategic Command: U.S. must prepare for “very real possibility” of nuclear war with China

In an era when international cooperation in the face of pandemics and climate change is essential, the world appears to be racing towards a new Cold War, and unfortunately, few except the military top brass are talking about it.

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Despite overcapacity, plans for coal power steadily expanded in China last year after the NEA relaxed restrictions on new coal power plants in 2019. Photo: AFP

China’s energy watchdog under fire over pollution failures

China’s energy regulator has come under rare fire from a team of central government inspectors over the agency’s lax enforcement of environmental standards.

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New Cold War: Ukraine and Beyond Michael Hudson on the New World Order - New Cold War: Know Better

Michael Hudson – Changes in Super Imperialism

Yves here. Get a cup of coffee. This is another meaty talk with Michael Hudson, this time focusing on his classic Super Imperialism. Hudson has an updated and expanded version set to go to print soon.

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Chinese military personnel march during the parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Ng Han Guan | AP

Atlantic Council pens anonymously authored expose calling for regime change in China

The report outlines a plan for the United States to pursue a China without Xi Jinping, with a weakened Communist Party, and operating in a region dominated by the US and its allies.

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“China also learned from the Gulf War that the US had established its dominance and hegemony through military might. The US could beat you whenever they want to”

How the Gulf War sparked China’s military revolution

With the technology and firepower on show during the conflict – precision bombing, satellite guidance, missile interception, air-to-surface strike to eliminate tanks, electronic warfare, one-way transparency on the battlefield, stealth bombers – the Gulf War was a “psychological nuclear attack” on China, observers say.

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NYT’s China syndrome

Imagine a parallel world where the U.S. brought Covid under control in two months, while China still struggled with it, a year and hundreds of thousands of deaths later.

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A New York Times/Pro Publica article (12/19/20), on how China promoted a “soothing message from the Communist Party: that it had the virus firmly under control,” neglected to point out that the Chinese Communist Party in fact had the virus firmly under control.

Corporate Media’s leaked Chinese documents confirm China didn’t hide COVID-19

Several reports on China’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic came out late last year, based on what U.S. outlets like CNN, the New York Times and ProPublica claimed to be leaked Chinese documents. Although these reports implied that China was responsible for how bad the pandemic has been because of its downplaying of numbers and […]

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Casualties of the Old Cold War Should Inform Opposition to U.S.’ New Cold War against China

Casualties of the Old Cold War should inform opposition to U.S.’ New Cold War against China

The U.S. share of the global economy has shrunk dramatically since 1960. On the other hand, China is on pace to surpass the U.S. in GOP terms in 2030. 

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Biden nominees call for tough stance on China during confirmation hearings

During Tuesday’s confirmation hearings before the Senate, nominees for positions in Joe Biden’s cabinet expressed their support for a tough stance on China.

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A woman takes a photo with a phone that has a United States flag themed cover outside the United States Consulate in Chengdu in southwest China’s Sichuan province on, July 26, 2020. Ng Han Guan | AP

China tech ban mirrors 1980s attempts to destroy Japanese competition

In the 1980s, the U.S. imposed a 100% tariff on virtually all Japanese electronics and forced Tokyo to sign a one-sided trade deal that reserved much of its domestic semiconductor sector for American companies.

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Capitalism on a Ventilator: A New Book Analyzes the Impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. and China

Capitalism on a Ventilator: A new book analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. and China

While China contained COVID-19 and preserved its economy, the U.S. spins lies while hundreds of thousands of its people die for lack of even a semblance of a national health system.

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The Geo-politics of EU-China Investment deal

The recently announced EU-China principally agreed investment deal is a watershed moment, marking a first EU-China investment deal of its kind that would open the doors for the EU to make direct investment in China.

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Xi Jinping

The war on China

The propaganda surrounding COVID-19 and China’s response is only the latest escalation in a long term geopolitical strategy by U.S. imperialism to destroy it. Few people on the left or the socialist movement in the imperial core have been paying attention to the historic breakup of the U.S.-China relationship.

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China – A Marxist Analysis

Vijay on China: A Marxist Analysis

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Propaganda pandemic: The craziest COVID claims of the year

No matter how many Americans die, corporate media is desperate to shore up support at home and attempt to discredit foreign countries for handling the pandemic properly. Behind The Headlines’ Dan Cohen reviews the most absurd COVID propaganda of the year..

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Sailors observe the USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups steam in formation as the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force (CSF) in the South China Sea. Photo by 3rd Class Dalton Reidhead/Flickr.

Why is the Guardian promoting more Pentagon propaganda?

Recent reporting reinforces the false impression that the United States is threatened by Chinese and Russian expansionism.

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