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China is quickly outpacing the US—and the world—on green energy

“Chinese manufacturing has changed the economics of renewable power around the world, making solar generation cost-competitive with electricity from fossil fuels like natural gas and even coal. It has brought change closer to home too, as China rolls out the world’sREAD ON

Japan’s Legacy of War Crimes in China

The physician-/torturer-in-charge was lieutenant-general Ishii Shiro whose name has not been accorded the widespread infamy of the German SS physician/torturer Josef Mengele. Proceeding further in the museum, a photo captured my attention. There were six rows of people, men andREAD ON

NY Times: Are Little China Girls Ever Gonna Fall for Modern Love?

Like I told my 4th wife just before we signed our pre-nup: Love is really all about material benefits. Luckily, the New York Times never, ever takes their eye off that ball. “Both of them advise women to manipulate men toREAD ON

The “Great Satan” and the “New Silk Road”

American led global disinformation is one of the biggest obstacles to the reconstruction of humanity along more peaceful, ethical lines. American propaganda and its myriad toxic falsehoods must be defeated for the world—including US citizens—to enjoy peace, security and social justice. READ ON

From Denial to Disaster: Bangladesh and the Reality of Climate Change.

Daniel Read Appendix The salinisation of the soil as sea water permeates the landscape endangers vital sources of fresh water. In brief, we’re looking at an escalating scenario where fresh water-dependent aquatic life dies off and soil is rendered barren.READ ON

How China Bought Trump

Michael I. Niman DAILY PUBLIC Dateline: Mar. 21, 2017 The policy is rhetorical, viewing China and Taiwan as one nation. On the ground, however, the policy is essentially meaningless, with the US still conducting trade with and supplying military aid toREAD ON

China’s Great Leap Forward: Western Frogs Croak Dismay

James Petras THE JAMES PETRAS WEBSITE Dateline: 03.23.2017 :: Analysis hey have variably proclaimed (1) China’s economy is in decline; (2) the debt is overwhelming; a Chinese real estate bubble is ready to burst; (3) the country is rife withREAD ON