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The US and China Play With Fire

Michael T. Klare Le Monde diplomatique
Long before Speaker Pelosi's plane touched down on, relations between China and the United States had been on a downward spiral. Isn’t it time to set aside the blame game and resume talks on measures that could reduce the risk of violent conflict?

As the World Floods and Burns, It’s Time To Hold Wall Street To Account

Alec Connon and Arielle Swernoff Common Dreams
Flooding in Pakistan is the latest in a long line of climate disasters. Now the 150,000 residents of Jackson, Mississippi were ordered to evacuate as flooding hit the city. This weekend, temperatures in California are projected to hit 115°F.

Washington Wants a New Cold War…That’s a Bad Idea

Katrina Vanden Heuvel Counterpunch
Cold War is America’s comfort zone. We won the last one. We wear the white hats. It’s democracy against authoritarianism. And we’ve got the biggest and best military. Who could object?

Five Big Questions About Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit

Zhu Zhiqun Think China
Amid the furore following Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, US academic Zhu Zhiqun answers five questions on everyone's minds about the visit — Does the US Congress follow its own version of China policy? Why has Beijing responded so vehemently?

Cable News Wants War With China Over Taiwan

Branko Marcetic Jacobin
On TV news, a jingoistic discourse is already developing over the Taiwan crisis — and not just on the right. The result could be another disastrous great-power conflict, this time with China.
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