China, Russia blame US for stoking tensions in Korea, call to ease sanctions on DPRK

The Chinese ambassador to the UN speaks at the UN General Assembly on June 8, defending China’s veto of the US-drafted resolution to put further sanctions on North Korea. (Photo: Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China) The two nations defended their earlier veto against the UN Security Council resolution to impose further sanctions …

China calls on Japan to respect the victories of the Anti-Fascist War

Image: China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian By BO Staff Writer China has cautioned that certain political elements in Japan have been misusing the Ukraine issue as a guise “to deliberately play up external threats and fish for stronger military forces and capability”. It called on Japan to look at its past, respect the …

IMF debt-strapped Argentina looks to Russia and joins China’s Belt & Road initiative

By Benjamin Norton The United States constantly intervenes in the internal affairs of Latin America, organizing coups d’etat, destabilizing independent governments, trapping nations in debt, and imposing sanctions. Washington sees the region as its own property, with President Joe Biden referring to it this January as “America’s front yard.” Seeking alternatives to US hegemony, progressive …

Iran Urges UN to Prevent the US From Extending Sanctions

President Hassan Rohani, Iran, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @jobcamaguan Iran’s President Hassan Rohani Wednesday urged members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to curb U.S. attempts to extend sanctions against his country. Next October, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a 2015 nuclear deal popularly known as “The Arms Embargo”, will be lifted …

China Denies the Coronavirus Came from One of Its Labs

Chinese scientists at the forefront for the search of a vaccine for the coronavirus. | Photo: EFE Authorities at a maximum-security laboratory in Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus outbreak emerged last December, rejected claims that they could be the source of the COVID-19 surge, following recent accusations by the President of the United States, …

Science for the People

Fighting COVID 19 in Cuba, China and the United States By W. T. Whitney Jr. March 19, 2020 Governments, according to Thomas Jefferson, are supposed to guarantee people’s rights to “life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” COVID 19 has out people’s lives and health in the spotlight now. What kind of tools do governments …