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US Sets Anti-China Trap for Europe — Will They Fall In? With Arnaud Bertrand

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The US is trying to reshape NATO into an anti-China alliance while demanding that the EU join in. So far the US has been somewhat immunized from the consequences of cutting economic ties with Russia. For Europe though, the outcome of sanctions has been much more dire as winter approaches. ...

‘DOJ Invented a New Crime: Researching While Chinese’

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The US charges against Chinese officials for allegedly tampering with a Huawei investigation were just the tip of the iceberg. The US has also arrested and/or deported scores of Chinese nationals who are scientists, academics, and professionals in recent years. Peace activist K.J. Noh, also a scholar on the geopolitics...

Xi Elevates China’s Socialist Goals, Prepares Country for Global ‘Storms’

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The Communist Party of China is in its 20th Congress, a week-long meeting of 2,296 elected delegates from around the country in a nominations and voting process in which 95 million CPC members participated. The delegates set the priorities for China for the next five years. Brian and Tings Chak,...

Xi Attacked Corruption & Poverty Last 2 Terms—CPC Congress Decides ‘What’s Next?’

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The Chinese Communist Party’s 20th Congress, a multi-day decisionmaking event every five years, begins this weekend in Beijing to set the priorities and leadership for the Party. What has China achieved recently and where is it headed? Will CCP General Secretary and Chinese President Xi Jinping secure a third term...

The China-Russia Alliance: Will It Endure? Will It Grow?

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Two of the biggest world powers, Russia and China, have formed an alliance based on common interest, despite a very complex history. Seven months into the Russian military intervention in Ukraine, what is the state of the relationship? Brian is joined by Marco Fernandes, researcher with Tricontinental: Institute for Social...

Imperialist West Digging Its Own Grave As Global South, China Rise, with Bikrum Gill

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Are Russia & China imperialist like the US? Will the decline of the west lead to more fascism in the global north? What is sovereignty? Is every country entitled to it? Where do sanctions fit in? What does it mean that the Global South is refusing to get on board...

Will There Be Long-Lasting Repercussions for Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit?

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The following is a lightly edited transcription from The Socialist Program, released Wednesdays at 7pm ET/4pm PT on YouTube and as a podcast Thursdays at 8am ET/5am PT. Subscribe here.    Brian: Ken, we spoke a few weeks ago in anticipation of Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan, what the Chinese...

China’s Rise: Why U.S. Threats & Provocations Will Not Succeed

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A second congressional delegation went to Taiwan this week, less than two weeks after Pelosi visited. These trips have sparked a sense of outrage among many Chinese people, who demand respect for their sovereignty and for their impressive social and economic achievements. This includes massive poverty reduction and surpassing the...

Taiwan Crisis Explained

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Nancy Pelosi just landed in Taiwan. China said they were ready to fight “to the very end” for Taiwan.Why is the island such a fundamental issue? BT’s Kei Pritsker explains the history and how the U.S. uses the island in its larger plan for Great Power Conflict with China.

Biden Threatens War in Taiwan Strait

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President Biden’s recent trip to Asia including a bellicose threat to intervene militarily in internal Chinese affairs. Biden’s comments suggesting the US would go to war with China over Taiwan were eventually walked back by the White House, and “clarified” by the State Department, but the threat of nuclear conflict...
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