In 2017 the American government funded 48 anti-China groups and organizations through its «National Endowment for Democracy» (NED), – in order oppose and harm China and to create social and ethnic tensions and conflicts inside China. Recently NED has been focusing on Xinjiang, and as a consequence there has been negative reports about the situation there in many Western … [Read more...] about «The National Endowment for Democracy» and China
Case Study on Freedom of Speech: Google Walking the Talk?
I was going to write another case study on the intrinsic hypocrisy in the rhetoric of freedom - how "freedom" is uttered when useful, and completely ignored when not - using Google's recent "firing" of an employee who had written a memo that some deemed not politically correct as a basis of discussion. But then I found that Paul Craig Roberts already wrote a good post on it … [Read more...] about Case Study on Freedom of Speech: Google Walking the Talk?
How Americans Are Looking at the Russian Hacks All the Wrong Way
It is clear now that while the 2016 U.S. election may be over, much of the bitter rancor remains. The latest controversy now swirls over how long-time foe Russia may have hijacked America's election to secure a Trump presidency. Americans seem to be transfixed by this latest treachery, with President Obama promising retributions, but Trump warning against politicizing … [Read more...] about How Americans Are Looking at the Russian Hacks All the Wrong Way
Russia and China – Strategic Partners Or Partners of Convenience?
Mr. Unknown and the blogger known as the Saker has collaborated to write an interesting, provocative, and insightful piece end of last year. I truly applaud the effort and feel honored that China does have true friends from Russia. And I am truly heartened to see that there are Russians who do see China as equals ... and more importantly ... as friends. Overall I learned … [Read more...] about Russia and China – Strategic Partners Or Partners of Convenience?
On the Anti-Trump Agenda – a Personal Gripe
There are so many things over which I disagree with Trump. When he talks about China, I literally disagree with him on everything he says - currency manipulation, unfair trade, aggressive trade policies, an all out assault to gut America of jobs... Yet I see every attack on Trump in the media - and yes here on this blog - as the worst of Western media propaganda. I am … [Read more...] about On the Anti-Trump Agenda – a Personal Gripe