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US continues provocation game with China over Taiwan

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the latest US provocations against China in the context of the political and economic ties between the two countries

Explained: Pelosi stirs US-China tensions with Taiwan trip

For China, reaffirming that Taiwan is not a separate country is extremely important given the historic balkanization of the nation by imperialist powers.

Daily Round-up | Pentagon approves potential $5 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of arms sales amid the ceasefire extension in Yemen, responses to Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, massacres in Colombia and closure of border posts in Gaza

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi lands in Taiwan

Anti-war activists argue that this latest visit risks military confrontation with China, which would be devastating for both Chinese and US people

US public officials may be banned from trading stock

A broad coalition of US politicians are calling for a ban on members of Congress trading individual stocks

What role does the military play in climate change?

A gaping hole in the COP26 official agenda was the oversized role of the military industrial complex in environmental devastation. The US is a global leader on this front with the Pentagon being a bigger polluter than 140 countries combined

Donald Trump is impeached again

Donald Trump became the first US president to be impeached twice with the House of Representatives passing the motion by a 232-197 margin. The motion charges the president with “incitement of insurrection” over his role in the Capitol riot last week

Trillions for Wall Street, pittance for the people

Compared to the scale of the crisis, the stimulus package will be far from enough to give people the kind of relief they need.

US COVID relief package: Too little, too late

After much wrangling, the US Congress managed to pass the a COVID-19 relief package. However, it offers only a pittance at a time when large sections of the population are facing an unprecedented economic crisis

George Floyd Bill US US House of Representatives passes police reform bill named after George Floyd

Republicans and president Trump have opposed the bill as a move to weaken the police and law enforcement, while activists claim the bill does not sufficiently tackle the issues at hand

US shooting Shooter kills 5 workers in brewery in US

The man shot at random people at the famous Miller brewing plant in Milwaukee before shooting himself. Gun violence, particularly mass shootings, have been on the rise in the US for the past several years and claim hundreds of lives annually

US House Resolution US House passes resolution restricting Trump’s powers to declare war on Iran

Besides being of some symbolic and political significance, the resolution does not have any legal value and is non-binding