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Trade Union General Strike Across India

A. K. Padmanabhan, President of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions, discusses the demands of the workers' struggle and the history of the trade union movement in India since 1991  September 2, 2015

India's Economy Can Grow Without Increasing Carbon Emissions

Shouvik Chakraborty discusses how India can maintain healthy economic growth while reducing unemployment more jobs, improving public health, and lowering CO2 emissions  August 31, 2015

Devaluation of the Chinese Yuan Sends Markets into Flux

Liberalization of the Chinese market place means less central government control over it, says Economist Zhun Xu  August 14, 2015

ISIS Attacks Kurds in Turkey...With Tacit AKP Approval?

Scholar and activist Sardar Saadi discusses the political context of the recent ISIS attacks in Turkey.  July 23, 2015

North Korea's "Hate America Month"?

Activist and author Brian Becker discusses the most recent naval incident between North and South Korea and gives much needed political and historical context to ongoing media coverage of that region  July 2, 2015

Why Are Indians Eating Less If Incomes are Growing?

UMass' Deepankar Basu says families in India are paying more out of pocket for services that used to be state sponsored, causing them to make tough choices in their diets  June 29, 2015

One Year of Modi's Rule in India: Systematic Attack on Constitutional Values

In an interview with Newsclick, prominent Indian social activist Harsh Mander says resistance to Prime Minster Narendra Modi's authoritarian and fundamentalist government is bound to grow  June 17, 2015

A Year of Modi: Impoverished People, Lost Hopes

Newsclick interviewed Harsh Mander, a well-known social activist, about the first year of the Narendra Modi regime and how it has affected the working people of India  June 3, 2015

Unresolved Economic and Geopolitical Issues in India-China Relations

Prabir Purkayastha and Seema Mustafa discuss the outcomes of recent high-profile meetings between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping - A Collaborative Project Between The Real News and Newsclick  June 1, 2015

India's Heat Wave Fueled by Western & Indian Energy Policies

Climate science expert D. Raghunandan and climate activist Anjali Appadurai discuss how Indian's reliance on coal, underfunded mitigation, and the West's intellectual property rights curb the development of renewable energy sources in India  May 28, 2015

What the U.S. Should Do About North Korea's Rising Nuclear Stockpile

Larry Wilkerson discusses how Chinese nuclear experts estimate North Korea has 20 nuclear warheads and could have 20 more in 2016 yet Washington is paying little attention.  April 28, 2015

Four Years After Fukushima Disaster, Radiation Dangers Remain Unknown

Among the many unknown factors include the effects of radiation levels on children's health, says journalist Chiho Kaneko  March 11, 2015

Hong Kong Police Shut Down The "Umbrella Revolution" (1/2)

CY Leung expects "furious resistance" from Occupy Central as police carry out order to shutdown Admiralty Square, police tactics has become increasingly heavy- handed, says Sean Starrs, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the City University of Hong Kong.  December 11, 14

30 Years After Bhopal Gas Leak, U.S. Company Responsible Remains Unpunished

Professor Vijay Prashad describes the horrific circumstances in which thousands of Indians died and generations suffered health effects - and how the CEO of Union Carbide suffered no consequence  December 2, 14

Whose Interests Are Served by Occupy Hong Kong?

Assistant Professor Sean Kenji Starrs reports from the front lines of the uprisings  October 21, 14

How Socialist China Became the Workshop of the World (2/2)

Public workers demonstrate against privatization, and migrant workers fight super exploitation, but we hear very little about that in the West, says Prof. Yuezhi Zhao of Simon Fraser University  October 13, 14

Will Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution Spark Uprisings in Mainland China? (1/2)

Scholar Yuezhi Zhao argues the Umbrella Revolution does not appeal to broader struggles within mainland China  October 12, 14

Hong Kong Protests Carefully Choreographed, Not Spontaneous

Tiananmen analogies are a barrier to understanding what's really going on in Hong Kong, says Peter Lee, journalist for Asia Times Online  October 7, 14

What's Driving Hong Kong's Uprisings?

Hong Kong-based attorney Robert Lee talks about the economic and political history at the center of ongoing protests  October 6, 14

Acute Economic Inequality Underlies "Occupy Central" Protests in Hong Kong

Assistant professor Eli Friedman from Cornell University says working-class and union participation has increased in subsequent occupations  October 3, 14

Why the Gulf of Tonkin Matters 50 Years Later (2/2)

On the 50th anniversary of the Gulf Tonkin incident, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and historian Gareth Porter discuss the powers which wanted Pres. Johnson to pursue a ground operation in Vietnam  October 3, 14

All Parties Involved to Blame for Malaysian Aircraft Disaster in Ukraine

Larry Wilkerson: Why weren't commercial flights banned over an area where aircraft had already been shot down?  October 3, 14

The Fashion Victims of Cambodia

Rebecca Henschke reports on garment workers killed by riot police when striking for pay rise  October 3, 14

A Decisive Victory for the BJP in India

The candidate of corporate capital and the Hindu nationalist right wing movement is now poised to become Prime Minister  October 3, 14

Right Wing Hindu Nationalist BJP wins a historic mandate in the Indian Elections

Prashad: It was an anti-Congress wave, not a pro-Modi wave  October 3, 14

Activists Tell President Obama: Asia-Pacific Is Not For Sale

Protests from Kuala Lumpur to Washington, DC oppose the TPP and U.S. military aggression  October 3, 14

30,000 Chinese Factory Workers Strike Against Maker of Nike Sneakers

Editor Michelle Chen and instructor Xiaoming Chai discuss the workers' demands and whether the rise of strikes signals a decline of cheap labor in China  October 3, 14

An Asia "Pivot" Should Mean Cooperating with China to Solve the Global Environmental Crisis

Larry Wilkerson says the U.S. should push China to settle territorial disputes in international venues, and also pursue a cooperative relationship that seeks to solve global crises rather than dominate the world  October 3, 14

Indian Parliamentary Elections - A Primer With Vijay Prashad

Indians go to the polls discontent with the 10 year rule of Indian National Congress Party  October 3, 14

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Three Years Later: Who is Responsible?

Nuclear power engineer Arnie Gunderson and journalist Chiho Kaneko discuss a lawsuit to hold General Electric and other reactor manufacturing companies responsible and the Japanese public's attitude toward nuclear energy  March 11, 2014

Lingering Problems At Fukushima Raise Questions About Nuclear Power Safety At Home

Nuclear expert David Lochbaum and award-winning journalist Susan Stranahan discuss the weaknesses in nuclear regulation and whether the United States has the proper safeguards to protect its citizens from a similar disaster  February 28, 2014

Why is China's Economy Slowing Down?

Minqi Li: State funded expansion of infrastructure projects is creating over capacity as wages and domestic consumer demand remains low  September 5, 2015

Indian High Court Criminalizes Homosexuality

Legal experts say Indian top court's decision is in violation of democratic norms  October 3, 14

Scientists Link Spike in Thyroid Disease to Fukushima Disaster

Nuclear expert and researcher Joseph Mangano explains his research in connecting the increase of hypothyroidism in newborns on the West coast to the Fukushima nuclear disaster  December 23, 2013

TEPCO Downplays Huge Risks Involved in Removing Fukushima Fuel Rods

Arnie Gundersen: Agencies overseeing cleanup like the IAEA are biased towards defending and promoting nuclear power  October 3, 14

Chinese Reforms Make Rich Even Richer

Minqi Li: Chinese Communist 'Plenum' meeting resulted in a promise for market reforms, including privatization and deregulation of public utility, energy and other state-owned companies.  October 3, 14

Kashmir Remains a Central Flashpoint in South Asia

Historic conflict remains a dangerous source of tension between nuclear armed neighbors India and Pakistan  October 3, 14

Filipino Delegate Goes on Hunger Strike, As Wealthy Nations Don't Meet Global Climate Fund Pledges

Patrick Bond: Global Climate Fund was set to provide $100 billion every year by 2020 for adaptation and mitigation efforts, but it goes grossly unfunded with nations like the Philippines feeling its consequences.  October 3, 14

Filipino Gov. Misused Public Funds As People Suffer from Post-Typhoon Devastation

Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens  October 3, 14

In Unprecedented Move, Spent Fuel Rods To Be Removed from Fukushima Reactors

Arjun Makhijani: Removing the spent fuel rods from the Fukushima Reactor is a dangerous but necessary move  October 3, 14

In Unprecedented Move, Spent Fuel Rods To Be Removed from Fukushima Reactors - Extended

Arjun Makhijani: Removing the spent fuel rods from the Fukushima Reactor is a dangerous but necessary move  October 3, 14

CIA's Wash Post Leaks Aimed At Silencing Drone Critics

Gareth Porter: CIA leaks to the Washington Post alleging Pakistani support for drone strikes a ploy to prop up increasingly unpopular program  October 3, 14

Following Nationwide Strikes, Bangladesh Garment Workers Win Minimum Wage Increase

Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country's garment production to achieve victory.  October 3, 14

Radioactive Rainwater Overwhelms Fukishima Nuclear Plant

Heavy rains have overwhelmed containment tankers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant  October 3, 14

Philippine Activists Fightback Against Corporate and Military Forces

"It is better to die from bullets than from hunger" In the Philippines, activists put their lives on the line to fight the military and corporations  October 3, 14

Japan Grapples with the Rise of Hate Groups

Tensions in East Asia are putting stress on Japanese society as rightwing activists begin to target resident Koreans. This has led to some politicians calling for legislative action against "hate speech"  October 3, 14

Record Radiation Levels At Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Japanese government $500 million ice wall is a precarious, temporary fix, not a permanent solution to the radioactive water leaking from stricken nuclear reactors  October 3, 14

Will the US Military's "Asia Pivot" Escalate Human Rights Violations?

Activists hold first ever international conference opposing greater planned US military presence in Asia, say US responsible for rapes, killings and environmental destruction  October 3, 14

Indian Indigenous Activist and Journalist Dayamani Barla In Her Own Words

Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India  October 3, 14

Philippine Authorities Violently Crackdown on 'People's State of the Nation March'

Growing movement decries Philippine President's failure to address the widespread poverty, corruption and human rights abuses during his State of the Nation Address (SONA)  October 3, 14

Pakistan's Energy Crisis: "They've pushed us back into the stone ages"

A severe and worsening shortage of electricity and gas has been crippling the economy and destroying livelihoods for years, but what will it take to get the lights back on?  October 3, 14

Over 8,000 Men Disappeared in Kashmir Since 1989

Kashmir women protest, demanding information and responsibility for missing husbands and children, who were disappeared by rebels or by the Indian security forces and presumably killed  October 3, 14

"Incredible India" Home to Modern Slavery

Millions of people, including children, toil in bonded labor in India, even though the practice has been outlawed for years  October 3, 14

Turkish Deputy PM Apologizes as Mass Protests Continue

Baris Karaagac: Demands for worker's rights, secularism and more democracy fueling protest movement across Turkey  October 3, 14

240,000 Turkish Workers Join As Mass Protests Reach More Than 67 Cities

Confederation of unions, stage two day strike in solidarity with protestors, against police brutality and for a more democratic Turkey  October 3, 14

Japanese Movement Against TPP Growing

Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say it's an attempt to impose an American system on Japan and would threaten Japanese public healthcare system  October 3, 14

Musharraf's Forgotten Dark Legacy: Pakistan's 'Disappeared'

The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who've gone missing since the 'War on Terror' came to Pakistan  October 3, 14

Only 6 Percent of Child Trafficking Cases in India Result in Prosecutions

In three years a total of 452679 victims of child trafficking cases were reported but number of prosecutions was only 25006 - 6% of the cases being reported  October 3, 14

What Drives US North Korea Policy?

Peter Lee: The US will not accept a rapprochement with North Korea with nuclear weapons, not because they are a real threat, but it would cause South Korea and Japan to seek nuclear weapons and thus weaken American dominance in the region  April 17, 2013

North Korea Seeks End to US Sanctions and Isolation

Eric Margolis: The nuclear weapons program is the only card North Korea has to force the US to negotiate a normalization of relations  October 3, 14

Japan's Labor Movement Struggles to Cope with Irregular Employment

Japanese labor unions used to be a force to be reckoned with, but declining membership, fading activism, and the rise of irregular employment have led many ordinary Japanese to forget that they even exist  October 3, 14

China and Japan: Commercial Allies or Strategic Rivals?

Robert Lee: China and Japan economies depend on each other but nationalist forces play on historic antagonisms  October 16, 2012

Hardliners, Weapons-Makers the Real Winners in Japan-China Dispute

Japanese and Chinese nationalists are willing to bet their countries' futures for the sake of national pride and a handful of uninhabited islands in the sea, but it may be the global weapons-making industry that walks away with the pot.  October 3, 2012

Japan Plays Down Fukushima as Questions About Nuclear Energy Remain

Masaki Oshikawa: Experts told us that reactors in earthquake zones were safe but computer models can't reproduce reality  March 12, 2012

Socialism vs Capitalism in China

Minqi Li: Vice President Xi is expected to become President at a time when a serious debate has emerged in the party  February 19, 2012

What to do about Apple and Fraud Friendly Manufacturing in China?

Bill Black: We need to ban imports produced while breaking laws of China  February 13, 2012

U.S. Afghan Strategy in Disarray

Shashank Bengali: Pakistan alliance on the rocks, Afghan economy crashing and Taliban not weakened  October 3, 14

Turkey's Deadly Quake Toll Set to Rise

A desperate search for survivors is continuing after a devastating earthquake in southeast Turkey  October 24, 2011

Oil Price Hikes Trigger India Protests

Al Jazeera: But rising oil prices have sparked massive protests across India  May 19, 2011

Pakistanis "Humiliated" by US Over Osama Bin Laden Death

Former member of Pakistan's intelligence agency says the US has been humiliating the Pakistani Government since the death of Osama bin Laden  October 3, 14

Japanese MP: It's Time to Tell the Truth

Kuniko Tanioko: Japan must tell world how it dealt with the nuclear runoff into the ocean  May 7, 2011

Radiation Fears Spark Tokyo Alarm

Al Jazeera: Fears about the possible spread of radiation have caused unease in Tokyo  March 17, 2011

Japan: Second Explosion Rocks Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Channel 4: Many are frightened - but this is not another Chernobyl, as Channel 4 Science Correspondent Tom Clarke explains  March 15, 2011

Japan's Nuke Crisis Far From Over

Al Jazeera: The Fukushima nuclear power plant witnessed another explosion on Monday mounting fear of a major nuclear radiation  March 14, 2011

China Calls for Peaceful Resolution

CCTV: Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun says China is deeply worried about rising tension on the Korean Peninsula.  December 20, 2010

Chinese Currency War a Red Herring?

Epstein: The focus on China's monetary policy is a diversion from the real problems facing US economy  October 28, 2010

Inside Story - Behind The Latest Food Crisis

Al Jazeera: Food prices soar to record levels worldwide  October 14, 2010

Japan Released Chinese Fishing Boat Captain

Newsy: Critics deem Japan the 'Loser' after release of Chinese skipper  September 25, 2010

INDIA'S GRAIN ROTS AS POOR GO HUNGRY

REPLAY Al Jazeera About 400 million poor in India cannot afford to buy grain  September 10, 2010

PAKISTANI FLOODS: GOVERNMENT 'MUST DO MORE'

Channel4: Flooding in Pakistan now affecting 20 million people  August 15, 2010

CHINA AND THE "END OF THE END OF HISTORY"

WILL CHINESE WORKERS CHALLENGE GLOBAL CAPITALISM? PT.3 MINQI LI INTERVIEW  August 20, 2010

EPIC KOREAN AUTO WORKERS STRIKE

Young Ho Lee tells the story of the 77-day occupation and fight against lay-offs at Korean Auto factory  August 7, 2010

Epic Korean Auto Workers Strike

TRNN Replay: Young Ho Lee tells the story of the 77-day occupation and fight against lay-offs at Korean Auto factory  August 7, 2010

EPIC KOREAN AUTO WORKERS STRIKE

TRNN Replay: Young Ho Lee tells the story of the 77-day occupation and fight against lay-offs  August 7, 2010

Inside Story - Behind the Korean crisis

Al Jazeera: Once again, tensions escalate between the Korean neighbors  May 27, 2010

Talk of war over sinking of South Korean ship

Larry Wilkerson: The tension between two Koreas is higher now than any time since 1994  May 26, 2010

Inside Story - The battle in Bangkok

AlJazeera: The crisis in Thailand is taking a deadly turn as 29 people have been killed in three days  May 18, 2010

Bangkok burns as Thai protest heats up

Al Jazeera: Red shirts continue to stand their ground at their protest camp in central Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok fighting continues amid ceasefire calls

Channel 4: 29 people have now been killed during three days of fighting in the Thai capital  May 17, 2010

Kyrgyzstan's second "tulip revolution" Pt2

Engdahl: Kyrgyzstan crisis shows American strategic weakness  April 17, 2010

Kyrgyzstan's second "tulip revolution"

F. William Engdahl discusses situation in Kyrgyzstan  April 16, 2010

Telangana, India: Student Suicide Protest by Fire

TRNN REPLAY Student suicide reignites historic separatists movement Telangana, India  January 25, 2010

Afghanistan and global dominance Pt2

Engdahl: New regional cooperation that challenges US dominance is good for the world  January 7, 2010

UK/USA made use of Uzbek torture Pt.2

Former Brit Ambassador Craig Murray says UK and USA sent prisoners to Uzbek to be tortured  November 4, 2009

Uzbek terror and the UK/USA

Murray: CIA used Uzbek torture to create false intelligence; support for regime continues  October 24, 2009

Is this evidence of Sri Lankan 'war crimes?'

Channel 4 News shows footage claimed to show Sri Lankan forces executing Tamils earlier this year  August 28, 2009

China's military goes online

People's Liberation Army marks its 82nd anniversary  August 2, 2009

Indian Navy's Nuclear Sub and China's Encirclement

TRNN REPLAY An NDTV panel in India discusses lndia's nuclear ballistic submarine INS Arihant  July 26, 2009

Indian Navy's nuclear sub and China's encirclement

TRNN REPLAY An NDTV panel in India discusses lndia's nuclear ballistic submarine INS Arihant  July 26, 2009

India-Bangladesh 'security' fence

India announces a new fence will seal off its border with Bangladesh, hundreds have been killed  July 24, 2009

We're all Uighurs now. Or are we?

Pepe Escobar: Does anyone care about what happens to the Uighurs?  October 3, 14

Uighurs' struggle to retain cultural identity

The Chinese government has accused Uighur exiles of inciting violent protests in Urumqi  July 7, 2009

What's the Afghan policy?

Nancy Youssef: There are no easy choices in Afghanistan for the US; nor for Afghans  October 3, 14

Fighting in Pakistan displaced 1.5 million

Up to 15,000 soldiers are fighting Taliban militants north of the capital Islamabad  May 21, 2009

US policy makes things worse in Pakistan

Aijaz Ahmad: US policy will lead to thousands of new recruits for al- Qaeda  May 12, 2009

US Pakistan policy is floundering

Aijaz Ahmad Pt.2: US must work with regional states and pull out of Afghanistan to find Pakistan solutio  May 13, 2009

Swat valley death toll rises

Pakistan's army continues US-backed Swat valley offensive after the reported deaths of 700 militants  May 12, 2009

Panic grips Pakistan's Buner as fighting intensifies

Al Jazeera: More than 300,000 people have fled the area as troops battle Taliban fighters  May 8, 2009

Pakistan is boiling

Aijaz Ahmad: Pakistan is in complete chaos - Bad decisions Pt.2  March 12, 2009

The Pakistan puzzle

The unraveling situation in Pakistan confounds US policy in Afghanistan Pt. 3  February 23, 2009

Obama's plan and Mumbai

Sunil Ram: Obama's plan for Kashmir unlikely to succeed  December 19, 2008

Devastating Mumbai’s defenses

Sunil Ram: The Mumbai attacks devastated India's security and emergency services Pt.2  December 17, 2008

Orchestrating the Mumbai attacks

Sunil Ram: Mumbai attackers were well equipped, informed, and trained for at least a year  December 17, 2008

No danger of Indo-Pak War

Siddharth Varadarajan: This crisis is full of implications for the future of Pakistan  December 9, 2008

Pakistan under pressure

Saeed Shah investigates origin of Ajmal Amir Qasab; only gunman caught in Mumbai attacks  December 9, 2008

Mumbai: Media speculations over Pakistan Pt.1

Tariq Amin-Khan discusses media coverage of Mumbai violence and speculations over Pakistani involvement  December 4, 2008

Mumbai attacks fail to fuel vengeance

Siddharth Varadarajan: Indians have rejected attempts to politicize the attacks Pt.2/2  December 3, 2008

Brazil pledges to cut Amazon destruction in half

Guardian: Brazilian President Lula da Silva announces 10 year plan to slow rainforest destruction  December 5, 2008

India-Pakistan relations stable

Siddharth Varadarajan: India and Pakistan cooperating, Indian people restrained Pt.1/2  December 2, 2008

Pakistan gov cannot control militants Pt.2

Tariq Khan: India is 'most attacked country in world after Iraq,' it's not all coming from Pakistan  December 5, 2008

Mumbai overwhelmed with violence

Security forces descended on a Jewish center that was occupied by militants  November 29, 2008

A complex terrorist situation

Guardian: An assessment of the security situation in India and the possible political fallout  November 29, 2008

Commandos storm Mumbai hotels

Guardian: Randeep Ramesh reports on the current hostage situation in Mumbai  November 28, 2008

It's time to deal with Taliban

Tariq Amin-Khan: Taliban is now a social-political force and must be approached as such Pt. 2/2  November 24, 2008

Obama's vision for Pakistan

Tariq Amin-Khan: Obama's new Pakistan adviser calls for deal in Kashmir to free up Pak military  November 12, 2008

Pakistan and Afghanistan are moving backwards

More US missile strikes kill civilians in Pakistan and Afghanistan  November 11, 2008

Chinese factories feel the pinch

Guardian: As the economic downturn reaches China, factory workers express their anxiety  November 2, 2008

Drugs and the Pakistani military

Sunil Ram: Pakistani military operations are determined in part by dependency on drug revenue Pt.2/3  October 28, 2008

Pakistan in a panic

Sunil Ram: Military ruling class is dependent on international aid that is now in jeopardy  October 27, 2008

Pakistani Lashkars join fight against Taliban

Tariq Amin-Khan : Pakistani government is playing with fire by arming more tribes with modern weapons  October 15, 2008

Conflict in Pakistan

Beena Sarwar: Over the last few years the agenda of local militants and the Taliban have converged  October 4, 2008

New head of ISI; Karzai calls for Taliban talks

Eric Margolis: Political stability is unattainable in Afghanistan without dialog with the Taliban  October 1, 2008

Is Pakistan's Zardari creating new dictatorship?

Tariq Khan: Pak President Zardari is not rescinding legal framework of dictatorship. Pt2  September 29, 2008

Global meltdown: Pakistan and the Taliban

Tariq Khan: Pakistan on the brink - the economic crisis Pt. 3  October 1, 2008

What do the Taliban want in Pakistan?

Dr. Tariq Amin-Khan: Taliban seek to gain popular support by inciting Pakistani military Pt.4  October 5, 2008

Pakistan's future tied to the oval office

Dr. Tariq Amin-Khan: Will Obama or McCain represent a new policy toward Pakistan?  October 7, 2008

Pakistan on the brink

Dr.Tariq Amin-Khan talks about the consequences of increased US military activity in Pakistan  September 25, 2008

Pakistan violence could signal civil war

Increasing offensives by the Taliban challenge the territorial integrity of the country  October 3, 14

US infringes Pakistani sovereignty

Unmanned drone launches missile strike in South Waziristan village  September 19, 2008

The Gurkha veterans' last stand

The Guardian: Gurkha veterans' fight for right to settle in UK  September 21, 2008

China and the climate change crisis

Prof. Minqi Li: Government has done little more then give lip service to environmental issues Pt8  September 15, 2008

China, climate change and US dollars

Minqi Li: Renewable energy canceled out by growth of fossil fuels; US dollar depends on China Pt9  September 17, 2008

China holding the (US dollar) bag

Prof. Minqi Li on what happens to China if the US goes into a deeper recession Pt10  September 19, 2008

The Chinese Communist Party

Minqi Li: It's not about ideology, it's about the material interests of the elite Pt 7  August 25, 2008

Chinese nationalism

Minqi Li : China's elites are primarily focused on neoliberal globalization Pt 6  August 24, 2008

The New Left in China wants socialism

Minqi Li : Left against free-market reforms, wants social-democracy or socialism Pt5  August 23, 2008

The New Left in China

Minqi Li : Chinese left critical of market reforms Pt4  August 22, 2008

Musharraf resigns

Beleaguered president leaves but Pakistan's problems remain  August 19, 2008

China's top 1% control 70% of wealth

Professor Minqi Li : Winners and losers in new China Pt 2  August 15, 2008

Protest movement growing in China

Professor Minqi Li : Winners and losers in new China Pt 3  October 3, 14

Winners and losers in the new China

Prof. Minqi Li, a former political prisoner, on Confucianism, capitalism and harmony for who Pt 1  August 14, 2008

Naomi Klein on China and the Olympics

"The security, central planning, surveillance state is an ideal cocoon for global capitalism" (1 of 4)  August 9, 2008

China new disaster-capitalism trough

Naomi Klein: Billions of dollars spent on Olympic security, China buys tools of war on terror (2 of 4)  August 10, 2008

China security tech supplied by US companies

Naomi Klein on China and the Olympics (3 of 4)  August 11, 2008

China's authoritarian capitalism a global trend?

Naomi Klein on China and the Olympics (4 of 4)  August 12, 2008

Burma: "If we had guns we would fight back"

The Guardian: From inside Burma plans for new uprising against military  August 6, 2008

Pakistan launches offensive

Khan: If it lasts longer than a week, Pak govt's offensive risks bringing Taliban's war to the cities  June 30, 2008

Childhood denied

Millions of children forced to work to earn meager income, or nothing at all  June 22, 2008

Pak PM condemns US bombing

US air strike kills 11 Pakistani soldiers; war of words ensues  June 12, 2008

Pervez Musharraf: The fall of a dictator

Pakistan's president refuses to resign, while opponents discuss impeachment  June 10, 2008

Myanmar opens doors to foreign aid workers

Joe Belliveau of Medecins Sans Frontieres sees no signs of reconstruction  May 27, 2008

Myanmar to grant access to all aid workers

Guardian: Junta's decision could affect flow of desperately needed aid into devastated country  May 24, 2008

Burma cyclone aid: A desperate lottery

Guardian: Reporter finds out that in some cases so little food arrives it is divided up by lucky draw  May 23, 2008

Over 130-thousand missing or dead in Myanmar

Progress in distributing aid is slowly being made  May 21, 2008

Pakistan border bombed

Damadola struck by 2-drone missiles; US suspected to be behind bombing  May 16, 2008

Myanmar's junta use food aid to maintain iron grip

Military junta, afraid of mutiny, accused of hoarding relief supplies for military personnel  May 14, 2008

Pakistan: Sharif withdraws from coalition

Members of the Muslim League N have quit the cabinet over disagreement on reinstating judges  May 13, 2008

Myanmar generals force vote despite cyclone crisis

Larry Jagan: Myanmar generals do not care about the Burmese people  May 11, 2008

Myanmar junta seizes aid shipments

Military junta blocks new aid and insists on constitutional referendum despite cyclone disaster  May 11, 2008

Myanmar death toll climbs over 70 000

Cyclone transforms rice exporting country into rice importer  May 9, 2008

Myanmar cyclone may hurt rice exports

Rice importing countries dependent on Myanmar may be the next victims  May 7, 2008

Election brings sweeping change to Nepal

Maoists' landslide victory means country's monarchy could soon be abolished  April 15, 2008

Monk protest disrupts media visit

State-organized trip to Lhasa interrupted by monks who talk to media  March 28, 2008

Seven days not in Tibet

Guardian: Chinese police blocking attempts to verify different claims made by Chinese State and Tibetans  March 28, 2008

New Pakistan PM releases jailed judges

Gilani elected as Pakistan's PM and releases Musharraf foe and former head of Supreme Court of Pakistan  March 25, 2008

Crisis in Tibet

Aijaz Ahmad: Dalai Lama caught between China and independence groups  March 25, 2008

Bombs blast Lahore

Militant campaign against government escalates as parliament prepares to convene  March 11, 2008

Will the US save Musharraf

Pakistani parliament on collision course with Musharraf presidency (2 of 2)  March 11, 2008

Pakistan: New coalition gov. will reinstate judges

Election winners seal agreement to form coalition government and vow to reinstate supreme court judges  March 9, 2008

Corrupt politician is US man in Pakistan

Aijaz Ahmad commentary: Sharif refuses coalition government; Zardari on his own  October 3, 14

Raw News: Censorship gone global

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority shuts down YouTube  October 3, 14

Pakistan elections: Start of democratic turmoil

Analysis by Aijaz Ahmad: Emerging political forces in Pakistan resist US pressure  February 26, 2008

The US and Pakistan

Aijaz Ahmad: US trying to guide formation of new Pakistan government; will Musharraf stay or go?  February 25, 2008

Lawyers demand judges be reinstated

Protesting lawyers in Karachi, Pakistan, demand that judges dismissed by Pervez Musharraf be reinstated  February 21, 2008

New Pak govt. against extreme US military action

Aijaz Ahmad: Coalition govt. for negotiations with Islamist militants; military highly corrupt (2 of 2)  February 21, 2008

Musharraf, army and Islamist parties big losers

Aijaz Ahmad: Rise of secular urban forces in Pakistan; US not controlling the process (1 of 2)  February 20, 2008

Musharraf's party defeated

Beena Sarwar: Reporting from Pakistan on rout of Musharraf's party  February 19, 2008

Pakistan election day

Beena Sarwar: Many voting irregularities as counting begins ALERT: Musharraf party headed towards defeat  February 19, 2008

Pakistan election fraught with danger

Eric Margolis: Vote may be rigged for Musharraf as Pashtun uprising grows stronger  February 16, 2008

Opposition promises to remove Musharraf if elected

Pakistani opposition forms coalition for elections  February 14, 2008

al-Qaeda in Pakistan plans election chaos

Syed Saleem Shahzad: Militants in the tribal areas are obsessed with "khuruj" (revolt) in Pakistan  February 11, 2008

al-Qaeda in Pakistan Plans Election Chaos

Syed Saleem Shahzad: Militants in the tribal areas are obsessed with "khuruj" (revolt) in Pakistan  February 11, 2008

Taliban threaten US/NATO supply lines in Pakistan

Aijaz Ahmad: Musharraf reluctant to fight Pakistani tribes - serious crisis developing  February 1, 2008

Pakistan army and the tribal territories

Aijaz Ahmad: Pakistan army fights Talibanization of Pakistan, but mixed agenda in tribal areas (2 of 3)  January 30, 2008

Pakistan against US troops on its territory

Aijaz Ahmad: An isolated Musharraf opposes American troops in Pakistan (1 of 3)  January 29, 2008

Who's in charge of Pakistan?

Munizae Jahangir: Taliban law in North West Frontier Province is replacing Pakistani law  January 19, 2008

Bhutto's legacy and Musharraf's future

Aijaz Ahmad: Who will fill the vacuum after Bhutto's death? Will the Army turn on Musharraf?  January 9, 2008

US troops in Pakistan?

Aijaz Ahmad: Is there a military solution in Afghanistan and Pakistan?  January 4, 2008

Who gained from Bhutto's death?

Aijaz Ahmad: Musharraf and extremists had the most to gain from assassination  January 3, 2008

On al-Qaeda's video "Review of Events"

Pepe Escobar on al-Zawahiri's video (2 of 2)  December 31, 2007

Pakistan in turmoil after assassination of Bhutto

Beena Sawar: Supporters despair about fate of democratization  December 27, 2007

Democracy movement in Pakistan not dead

Aijaz Ahmad: The democracy movement did not start with Bhutto and will not end with her death  December 27, 2007

On al-Qaeda's video "Review of Events"

Pepe Escobar on al-Zawahiri's video (1 of 2)  December 30, 2007

The Indo - US nuclear deal

N. Ram: Will the left alliance bring down the government of Manmohan Singh?  December 26, 2007

Pakistan: Emergency rule now called democracy

Aijaz Ahmad: Restoration of "democracy" is an extension of emergency conditions  December 20, 2007

Code Pink activists deported from Pakistan

Medea Benjamin talks about her arrest and deportation from Pakistan  December 22, 2007

Pakistan: The army looks after its own

Aijaz Ahmad says the military in Pakistan is an institution that defends its own power  December 11, 2007

Does Washington really want democracy in Pakistan?

Aijaz Ahmad: Democracy stuck in secrets and deals  November 29, 2007

Musharraf loses uniform, stays in power

Beena Sarwar: Musharraf's actions are symbolic, it's martial law in disguise  November 28, 2007

Disarmament wars replace Cold War

Jonathan Schell on Pakistan and the nuclear bomb (2 of 2)  November 28, 2007

Pakistan, an example of failed US foreign policy

Jonathan Schell on Pakistan and the nuclear bomb (1 of 2)  November 27, 2007

US will support Pakistan's dictatorship

Aijaz Ahmad: The US needs Pakistan's military and will support their rule, with or without Musharraf  November 23, 2007

Pakistan: Setback to secular forces

Aijaz Ahmad: Pakistan after Negroponte's visit  November 23, 2007

Musharraf under pressure as U.S. envoy flies in

Aijaz Ahmad: Musharraf has cornered himself  November 16, 2007

Turmoil in Pakistan continues

Aijaz Ahmad: Tougher martial law may be on the way  November 15, 2007

Police block Bhutto march

Detention, protests and violence foil Bhutto's plan for rally  November 9, 2007

Sharif demands Bhutto abandon plans with Musharraf

Former Pakistani PM weighs in on crisis  November 8, 2007

Pakistan, democracy and militant extremism

Aijaz Ahmad: War against Islamic extremism cannot be fought as a war for America (2 of 2)  November 7, 2007

Global reaction to Pakistani state of emergency

Global reaction to Pakistani state of emergency  November 6, 2007

Judicial revolt and kangaroo courts

Pakistan under martial law  November 7, 2007

Pakistani Army cuts a deal

211 soldiers of the Pak army exchanged for release of 28 militants  November 6, 2007

Pakistan: Democracy in crisis

Political opposition denounces emergency proclamation  November 5, 2007

Pakistan arrests human rights leaders

Asma Jahangir, arrested under Emergency measures, interviewed in TRNN studio two weeks ago  October 25, 2007

Bomb hits Bhutto convoy

Aijaz Ahmad: If violence continues Pakistan could face martial law  October 19, 2007

China and the struggle in Burma-Myanmar

Pepe Escobar on China's role in Burma-Myanmar and what people outside Burma can do  October 5, 2007

Burma in turmoil

Larry Jagan: Burma, China's inconvenient friend  March 8, 2008

Crisis in Pakistan

Is an unpopular U.S. policy strengthening Islamist militants?(3 of 3)

Crisis in Pakistan

Musharraf’s balancing act (2 of 3)

Crisis in Pakistan

U.S. supports a dictator (1 of 3)

The Real News interviewee arrested in Pakistan

Asma Jahangir forced into house arrest under Pakistan martial law, two weeks after interview in TRNN st  November 5, 2007

Pakistan TV airs video from inside Lal Masjid

The Musharraf government takes journalists on a tour of the devastated Red Mosque  July 12, 2007

New political foe challenges Pakistan President

Beena Sarwar explains how Pakistan's chief justice took on President General Pervez Musharraf.  July 27, 2007

Pakistan Supreme Court reinstates chief justice

In historic ruling, High Court declares President Musharraf's suspension of Iftikhar Chaudhry was "illegal"  July 20, 2007

Musharraf reportedly meets Bhutto in U.A.E.

Pakistan media widely report surprise meeting between country's President and exiled former Prime Minister

Eric Margolis on Pakistan

Is Pakistan's nuclear arsenal dangerous?

CIA says Pakistan spy agency helping militants

Pakistan angrily denies a report that it helped plan bombing in Kabul  August 4, 2008

U.S. plans to reshape Pakistan's state

Pakistan - America’s next battlefield? (2 of 2)  October 19, 2007

 

 

 

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