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Off Track: China Railway Displaces Lao Villagers | Radio Free Asia (RFA)

July 19, 2019           |                                       

A two-part RFA investigation examines how construction of the China-Lao railway is forcing Lao villagers to relocate, amid complaints of inadequate compensation. The first part follows the route from the China border to Luang Prabang. The second part follows it through Vientiane province to the Thai border. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: […]

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“You are not us. You are Uyghur.” | Radio Free Asia (RFA)

July 4, 2019           |                                       

On the 10th anniversary of the Urumchi massacre, Ilshat Hassan of the Uyghur American Association details China’s brutal crackdown on Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit, multimedia corporation, bringing […]

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Protesters Storm Hong Kong Government Headquarters | Radio Free Asia (RFA)

July 1, 2019           |                                       

The action followed a day of mass protests against plans to allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit, multimedia corporation, bringing award-winning, domestic journalism and […]

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Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham Trump Is Trying to Ban Climate Science Because… Obama? US Abortion Rights Activists Can Draw Inspiration From Ireland Big Oil Pushes Corporate-Friendly Carbon Tax to Halt Green New Deal Wave Philosopher Herbert Marcuse on the Rise of Fascism in Europe Abortion Ban in Missouri Would Mean Influx […]

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The trial, as imagined by an illustrator in the book Wall Street in History – Public Domain Hong Kong. Here in this ultra-modern city on the coast of southern China, I read in the morning paper that 11 consulates representing most of the nations of Europe, have lodged protests with the city’s chief executive Carrie […]

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As Countries Seek Trade With China, Imprisoned Uyghur Community Has Become “Collateral Damage”

May 7, 2019           |                                       

China’s top trade negotiator is traveling to Washington this week as tension over trade intensifies between the two nations. President Trump is threatening to impose a 25 percent tariff on nearly all Chinese imports after the U.S. accused China of backtracking on trade commitments. Talks are expected to resume on Thursday, but the Trump administration […]

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Washington tightens sanctions to cut Iran oil exports to “zero” By Bill Van Auken 23 April 2019 With the lifting of waivers that allowed five major countries to continue purchasing Iranian oil, Washington has launched another and far more dangerous phase of its illegal and unilateral economic sanctions against Iran. The waivers were granted last […]

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Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our international position The post Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy appeared first on The Real News Network.

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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 The post Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and […]

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Air Force Secretary: US Needs to Prove Ability to Use Force in Space

April 16, 2019           |                                       

While global space military infrastructure seems to be extremely limited, with China having some ground-based lasers and India destroying its own satellite in a way that raised environmental concerns, the Pentagon, and the Air Force in particular, see this as a vital excuse to spend billions of dollars on shows of force. Air Force Secretary […]

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Pentagon Developing Military Options to Deter Russia and China in Venezuela

April 15, 2019           |                                       

Under the orders of John Bolton, the Pentagon is busily developing new military options for Venezuela, both for the imposition of regime change, and more specifically for trying to deter either Russia or China from doing anything to help President Maduro. While officials continue to insist “all options are on the table,” Pentagon officials say […]

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IMF Team To Visit Pakistan For Talks On Support Package

April 15, 2019           |                                       

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will send a team to Pakistan later this month to continue negotiations over a support package, amid efforts by the South Asian country to deflect an economic crisis. “At the request of the authorities, an IMF mission will be going to Pakistan before the end of April to […]

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Pompeo: US Won’t Quit Fight for Venezuela Regime Change

April 13, 2019           |                                       

Speaking on Friday in Santiago, Chile, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the US attempts to impose regime change in Venezuela, saying that the US will not “quit the fight” until they get what they want. Pompeo presented the US as supporting Venezuelans who are “courageously standing up for democracy,” by demanding President Maduro be […]

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