Protesters Continue To Occupy Hong Kong, Stockpile Supplies, Prepare For Chinese National Day

By: Tuesday September 30, 2014 7:09 am

Protesters in Hong Kong continued to maintain control throughout the Admiralty district everywhere but the government headquarters. Though police and protesters clashed over the weekend, currently the police are withdrawn. How long the police will remain withdrawn is the question of the day as protesters are stockpiling supplies and preparing for a new police assault [...]

Occupy Central And Pro-Democracy Protests Shut Down Hong Kong

By: Monday September 29, 2014 5:34 am

#HongKong police tear gas & pepper spray attacks on pro-democracy supporters births the #UmbrellaMovement pic.twitter.com/k4HpxdiKwd — Phelim Kine 林海 (@PhelimKine) September 29, 2014 Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong against creeping influence from Beijing were met with a severe police response as students and other activists were teargassed. The crackdown appears to have backfired with more [...]

Ferguson Crackdown Loses US Credibility On Human Rights Around The World

By: Wednesday August 20, 2014 4:23 am

47 people were arrested in #Ferguson last night as a quiet protest turns violent: http://t.co/vVDmvDSVK1 pic.twitter.com/Pg3r28414K — The Root (@TheRoot) August 20, 2014 The police riots in Ferguson, Missouri are causing a headache for more than just local and state politicians. Not only has the federal government felt compelled to get involved in hopes of [...]

Blackwater Founder Erik Prince To Advise Chinese Firms In Africa

By: Monday July 7, 2014 10:25 am

Former Navy SEAL and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has a new security venture. This time he is helping Chinese firms to “take the drama out of Africa” by consulting on how the businesses should establish themselves and operate throughout the continent. Africa has become a major target for Chinese investment to secure access to the [...]

Russia And China Complete $400 Billion Energy Deal

By: Wednesday May 21, 2014 6:00 am

PHOTO: Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping celebrate 'gas deal of the century' between Russia, China http://t.co/IMxSdjuyRH pic.twitter.com/6L1iNDQwHM — RT (@RT_com) May 21, 2014 There seems to be an emerging and unfortunate pattern in US foreign policy. The US overreaches, face plants, and China somehow ends up the true winner. In Iraq, China buys nearly half [...]

China To Become World’s Leading Economy This Year

By: Wednesday April 30, 2014 9:26 am

Can we finally write off neoliberalism as a bad idea? Due to alterations in how the World Bank calculates wealth China is set to surpass the United States as the world’s largest economy this year. Previous predictions imagined China overtaking the US in the next decade. While America’s once robust middle class shrivels and opportunity [...]

TPP And ‘Pivot To Asia’ Facing Backlash

By: Tuesday April 29, 2014 9:13 am

For those unaware of the new US “grand strategy” it involves not just overthrowing governments in Ukraine to expand power into Eurasia but also trying to encircle East Asia’s newest power, China. Called throughout Washington policy circles as the “Pivot to Asia” plan to encircle China involves both moving greater military forces into the region [...]

China Corruption Reporting Becoming Impossible; JPMorgan Banker In China Resigns Amidst Probe

By: Tuesday March 25, 2014 11:18 am

As the world watches Ukraine, the US establishment press pumps out pieces on the horrors of contemporary Russia. Meanwhile, the perilous situation for press freedom in China degenerates further. Unlike Russia, China has gone head first into neoliberalism making partnerships with many prominent Wall Street firms like JPMorgan, which apparently has dissipated the more venomous [...]

Taiwan Occupiers Demand Government Withdraw From Trade Agreement

By: Friday March 21, 2014 8:36 am

Activists in Taiwan have been occupying Taiwan’s legislative building for four days, demanding Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou withdraw Taiwan from a controversial trade agreement. The occupiers want President Ma to withdraw from the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement, an agreement opponents say will flood business and jobs to the People’s Republic of China. As of Friday [...]

Jamie Dimon Says Government Has Been Unfair To JPMorgan

By: Thursday January 23, 2014 10:28 am

Not soon after JPMorgan settled yet another case involved screwing homeowners, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon decided to publicly lament his “unfair” treatment by the government. Dimon said that “I think a lot of it was unfair, but I’m not going to go into details” about a recent settlement with the Justice Department over a series [...]

China’s Communist Elite Caught Using Offshore Bank Accounts

By: Wednesday January 22, 2014 10:21 am

Many have postulated a theory of convergence regarding Communist China and the United States, that the countries will become more like each other than different. That the interconnectedness of their economies will transform both countries into mirror images. Obviously it is hard to measure some of these phenomena but two things are clearly alike now [...]

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