Nathan Rich has been putting out many incredible commentaries on China on Youtube for the last few years. And this most recent one on Dr. Li's death certainly ranks among the best commentaries I have seen in English (or Chinese even) on Dr. Li's death in Wuhan. Dr. Li was one of the earliest doctors to notice a SARs like virus going around in Wuhan and had "tweeted" about … [Read more...] about Dr. Li’s Death in Wuhan and certain people’s outcry over his death
[A redacted and edited version of this article was published in the China Daily] Nowhere is man freer than on the field of battle, where it is a matter of life and death, wrote Leo Tolstoy in War and Peace. One way of determining people’s morality is by observing their reactions during a crisis. Western audiences have offered three types of reactions to the recent virus … [Read more...] about An Outbreak of Sinophobia and Schadenfreude in the West
When Trump ran for the Presidency, I openly supported him. I did not support him because of politics per se. I actually disagreed with most of his policies. However, I did agree with him that the U.S. needs to put Americans first, start dismantling the U.S. Empire, and do what is best for the American people. I knew that Trump might end up doing many foolhardy things. I … [Read more...] about I Am Officially Off the Trump Bandwagon
The central theme of Trump's president is "America First." Most Americans understand that to mean putting American interests, American prosperity, American well being first above all else. As an American, I personally have no quarrel with this. In fact, as a world citizen, I think if every nation can look primarily after itself and not after other nations (which in … [Read more...] about Is Trump Really About America First?
[This piece was initially published on global research.] Trump started his trade war with China over a year ago. After a year of escalations, two high-profile G20 meetings and months of on-off-on again negotiations, the trade war has the world tittering on the edge of a global recession. In the run-up to last month’s G20 meeting, Trump had boasted that “it’s … [Read more...] about On Trump’s Misguided Trade War with China