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 [...]

Short-Term Iran Nuclear Deal Struck

By: Monday November 25, 2013 5:31 am

After decades of hostility the governments of the United States and Iran were able to reach a short term deal on increased monitoring of Iran’s nuclear development in exchange for the United States and its partners relaxing some economic sanctions. The deal between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the so called P5+1 (the United [...]

Bloomberg News Fires Reporter For Investigating Corruption In Chinese Government

By: Friday November 22, 2013 10:04 am

Thanks everyone for the incredible outpouring of sympathy and support. It has really helped me and my family get through this. — Mike Forsythe 傅才德 (@PekingMike) November 18, 2013 Some disturbing news is leaking out from a surprise firing of a Bloomberg News journalist. The reporter, Mike Forsythe, is a well respected expert on China [...]

Trans-Pacific Partnership Secrecy Raising Doubts About Legitimacy

By: Monday November 4, 2013 9:31 am

Have you heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Then something has gone wrong for the wheelers and dealers. You aren’t supposed to know about it. The TPP is, in theory, a free trade deal to foster economic cooperation between the United States and allied countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In truth it is “NAFTA on [...]

Kerry Labels Assad ‘Hitler’ Despite Dining With Him, British Sold Syria Chemical Weapons For Civil War

By: Tuesday September 3, 2013 5:46 am

It’s that time again. As the war drums start pounding the foe-of-the-moment starts being compared to Adolf Hitler. Unfortunately for Secretary of State John Kerry, who recently made the Assad-Hitler comparison, his realization seems to be quite sudden as photos have surfaced of Secretary Kerry and his wife dining with the Assads. Kerry – who compared [...]

Chinese Communist Party Memo Warns of ‘Seven Perils’

By: Thursday August 22, 2013 8:24 am

Senior Chinese Communist Party leaders have been briefing party members about the dangers facing the party in the coming years. Identified in a secret memo as the “seven perils”, the concerns center around Western ideas creeping into Chinese society and the threat they pose to the party’s continued dominance of the country. Communist Party cadres [...]

So About That Cyberwarfare Summit With China…

By: Friday June 7, 2013 2:08 pm

President Obama – in what could be called at this point performance art – is sitting down with the Chinese President in hopes to convince the Chinese to back off their cyberwarfare ambitions. Can you say 讽刺? And as if previous disclosures of the U.S. government’s cyberwarfare program on American and foreign peoples was not [...]

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