Thursday, October 20, 2022

Fast Train Coming: The Threat of China's BRI to Slow Coach West

All Roads (and Railways) Leading to China… and the West Ain’t Happy 

by Finian Cunningham - SCF

October 6, 2022
China’s ascendant global power is showing up the increasingly bankrupt condition of the United States and its Western allies.

Map Graphic

The city of Kunming in China’s southwestern province of Yunnan is the rail and road hub linking the world’s second-biggest economy to its southern neighbors. The Pan-Asian Rail Network covers Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia, converging on the port cities of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore (see map graphic).

China is succeeding where the British, French and Japanese imperialist powers failed. This year saw the full operation of the China-Laos Railway, the first link in an ambitious Pan-Asian Rail Network that will integrate eight Southeast Asian nations designed to carry freight and millions of passengers.

Keeping War Simmering: Ethiopia Roils Again

Ethiopia Exposes Western Hypocrisy Over Ukraine 

by Finian Cunningham - Strategic Culture Foundation

October 19, 2022

Ethiopia is a touchstone for exposing American and European crocodile tears and duplicity over their machination in Ukraine against Russia.

The two-year war in Ethiopia has flared up again in its besieged northern Tigray region where millions of people have been displaced and are suffering from famine. The United States, the European Union, and other Western governments are doing nothing to avert the war in the Horn of Africa.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Let's Talk About It: What's the Covid origin story, and why can't we talk about it?

What's the Covid origin story? And why can't we talk about it?

The Buddhists are right. It’s impossible to live in this world without becoming damaged in some way - physically, emotionally, psychologically, spiritually. There is suffering, there is disease, there is death. There is slavery. There is child sex trafficking. There is war. There is the threat of nuclear annihilation. And there are bio-labs where viruses are being manipulated and, very possibly, released (intentionally or otherwise) onto an unsuspecting public (for the purpose of forcing a genocidal drug?).