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G20: Trump's 'America First' Policies Reflect the Limits of Globalization

G20: Trump’s ‘America First’ Policies Reflect the Limits of Globalization

July 1, 2019

Despite Trump’s affinities with authoritarian leaders such as India’s Modi and Russia’s Putin, he continues to destabilize the existing neoliberal consensus and now BRICS countries are taking up the neoliberal mantle, says Patrick Bond

Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming

Largest Animal Epidemic in History Is Due to Industrial Farming

June 14, 2019

The African Swine Fever outbreak, which has now spread to China, could result in the slaughter of 200 million hogs this year, in an effort to get the disease under control. Rob Wallace of the Agroecology and Rural Economics Research Corps outlines the causes and possible solutions

Hong Kong Authorities Bow to Beijing, Determined to Ignore a Million Protesters

Hong Kong Authorities Bow to Beijing, Determined to Ignore a Million Protesters

June 11, 2019

Hong Kong residents have taken to the streets to protest against the growing influence of mainland China over the city. But, the protests are falling on deaf ears, says Prof. Sean Starrs    

China-Russia Partnership Threatens US Global Hegemony

China-Russia Partnership Threatens US Global Hegemony

June 7, 2019

The U.S. expected China to integrate into global capitalism as a subordinate power, but recent deals with Russia show China is moving towards equality in economic and military power

Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

May 19, 2019

Vijay Prashad says the very dangerous statements, economic sanctions and military aggression unleashed by Washington this week against Iran was countered by cool headed diplomacy by Japan, Russia, EU and China

Trump's Huawei Ban Confirms 'Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons'

Trump’s Huawei Ban Confirms ‘Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons’

May 17, 2019

As Trump warns of the surveillance danger of Huawei, the real concern of consumers should be the fact they are being surveilled by the U.S. government and all tech companies, says Yasha Levine

Trump's China Tariffs: A Misplaced Strategy for the US Economy

Trump’s China Tariffs: A Misplaced Strategy for the US Economy

May 9, 2019

Instead of imposing additional tariffs, which will hurt the Chinese and U.S. economies, the U.S. should have its own research and development strategy, says Richard Vague, author of The Next Economic Disaster

Russia-China Alignment Challenge U.S. Hegemony

Russia-China Alignment Challenges U.S. Hegemony

May 8, 2019

Trump’s China tariffs and aggressive military build up is pushing Russia and China to seek a closer relationship which serves China’s growing global influence – Prof. Richard Sakwa joins Sharmini Peries

Pentagon Report on China's Military Expansion Hypocrisy: Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Pentagon Report on China’s Military Expansion: ‘Hypocrisy,’ Says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

May 7, 2019

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson discusses the Pentagon report’s warning of Chinese espionage and the development of overseas strike capabilities – an ability the U.S. has had for decades. He adds that the new aircraft carrier that China is launching is already obsolete technology

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History - Jay and Curry

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and Curry

April 21, 2019

The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump’s regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling – former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman