Is the Canadian or Chinese Military a Greater Threat to Humanity?

Yves Engler A map of current and potential Canadian military bases. Illustration: The Breach As the likelihood of military conflict with China grows it’s worth assessing the balance of power. This offers an indication of which parties are likely to be the primary belligerent force (because they would prevail in a conflict). When it comes…

XI Focus: The Chinese Way of Fighting Coronavirus for Safety, Growth

For over a year, the ravaging pandemic has put policymakers worldwide under the same but unprecedented test: how to manage the intricate balance between safeguarding public health and mitigating the economic impacts. Once the worst hit by the coronavirus but now one of the very first to have contained the epidemic and restarted the economy,…

Women Hold Up Half the Sky: How China Eradicated Extreme Poverty

Tings Chak Tongren, Guizhou, China, 2021. Photo: Tricontinental. Artist and researcher Tings Chak writes for Capire on grassroots organizing and policies to fight poverty in China. Grandmother He was born three years after the Chinese Revolution, into a poor village in the southwestern province of Guizhou. At the time, China was the world’s 11th poorest…

The Propaganda War Against China

On Saturday 9 October 2021 (2pm Britain, 9am US Eastern, 9pm China), Friends of Socialist China are hosting an international webinar to discuss the intensifying information warfare being waged by the US and its allies against the People’s Republic of China. We will discuss the relationship between this propaganda onslaught and the New Cold War;…

Uyghur Tribunal: US Lawfare at its Lowest

Brian Berletic The so-called “Uyghur Tribunal” is promoted across the Western media as an “independent” tribunal. AP claims that it seeks to lay out evidence that will “compel international action to tackle growing concerns about alleged abuses in Xinjiang.” The tribunal – having no legal basis or enforcement mechanism – will clearly be used to help bolster…

US War Plans with China Taking Shape

Brian Berletic The US and its allies continue beating the drums of war in regards to China, but how serious is this? Will it really lead to war, or is it merely posturing meant to give the US the most favorable position on the other side of a fully ascendant China? A critical inflection point…

President Xi Jinping’s Speech to CELAC

The 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held Saturday in Mexico City. At the invitation of Mexico, the rotating presidency of CELAC, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a video speech to the summit.

China and the Left: A Socialist Forum

At the conference China and the Left: A Socialist Forum held on September 18, 2021 hosted by Qiao Collective at The People’s Forum in New York City. The conference was a one-day convening of organizers, scholars, and journalists whose work grapples with questions of Chinese socialism, Western imperialism, Global South internationalism, and the renewed Cold…