Published on Friday, September 25, 2015 by Food & Water Watch Blog by Wenonah Hauter The reported move by China to enact a cap-and-trade program for carbon emissions will not begin to solve our climate crisis. Pollution trading signifies a dangerous reliance on the market to address a problem that only a decisive move away from fossil fuels and […]
Published on Saturday, August 15, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer The death toll from this week’s fiery explosions at the Chinese port of Tianjin climbedabove 100 on Saturday, while confusion spread over whether authorities had ordered the evacuation of everyone within two miles amid fears of chemical contamination. According to news reports, an evacuation order […]
Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer A Chinese government agency has called out the National Security Agency and the U.S. government for maintaining what it calls an "unscrupulous" global surveillance regime that goes beyond anti-terror operations and traditional espionage by casting a net over entire populations in […]
China’s Jade Rabbit rover vehicle drove onto the moon’s surface on Sunday
Dangerous escalation as China responds to provocations by Japan and US militaries
we were very disappointed with how the authorities in Beijing and Hong Kong handled the Snowden case, which undermined our effort to build the trust needed to manage difficult issues
“Don’t you have to be in a war to win it?” he wondered. “China, you’ve already beaten us in synchronized drumming, bear cuteness, air chewability, and you’ve got to take this from us too? How?”
For years, China claimed to hold an estimated 50,000 rivers within its borders. Now, more than half of them have abruptly vanished.
Even the Wall Street Journal has come to question, at least, the dignity of corporations holding out a tin cup before agreeing to setup shop in America.