President Trump says his just-signed trade deal with China is unprecedented, but it’s mostly symbolic and has little to nothing to offer ordinary Americans, says Jocobin’s Nicole Aschoff.
A tweet from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey provoked Chinese TV into banning an upcoming NBA game. So instead of talking about Uighur concentration camps, the murder of Chinese protestors, or the upcoming trade war, US media is asking about the future of NBA-China relations.
14-year-old Kynan Degar explains how the palm oil industry harms indigenous Indonesian communities through deforestation—an interview at the United Nations Climate Action Summit.
Concern is growing in India’s northeastern state of Assam that people excluded from a new citizens’ registry could be sent to detention camps under construction across the state. The government says it created the registry to root out undocumented migrants, but almost 2 million people, many of whom have spent their entire lives in India,…
A month after India suspended autonomy in Indian-controlled Kashmir, reporters there still face severe restrictions. Local media outlets are struggling to report freely under an unprecedented communications blackout. What does that mean for Kashmiris?
In August, India revoked Kashmir’s special status and imposed a communications blackout. The restrictions have had an impact on medical care. With hospital operating rooms on standby for emergencies, patients with scheduled operations are put on hold
Trump hit China with more tariffs on $300 billion of imports, but as a percentage of GDP the trade war remains relatively small in its impact, and is thus unlikely to lead to a recession says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot
The Indian state of Assam will soon release its National Register of Citizens, a list of residents of the state who can prove they have been living there for roughly seven decades. The government says the list will weed out illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh – but any flaws in the system can have far…
Journalist Ilaria Maria Sala discusses the arrest and release of demonstration “leaders,” the history of Hong Kong’s struggle for democracy, American involvement in the protests, and the complexity of the current movement
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh two years ago following a brutal army crackdown. This week, more than 3,000 of them were told that they were eligible for repatriation. But all have refused to go, saying that conditions back in Myanmar are still dangerous. DW reports from a refugee camp near…