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We are concerned Americans from all walks of life who have come together in opposition to the dramatically increasing drive toward confrontation between the United States and China. We have launched a new effort called Pivot to Peace to educate and mobilize public opinion about the benefits of a policy that facilitates cooperation and mutual respect between the United States and China.
There’s been a crackdown on Chinese scientists in the U.S. in the last few years by the FBI. These scientists have been surveilled, interrogated, and arrested, suspected of stealing trade secrets from US universities and research labs. While the Trump-era DOJ China Initiative is over, Anti-China rhetoric is ramping up. It’s no wonder many are leaving. Also hanging in the balance is the Science and Technology Agreement between the US and China, initially signed in 1979. As the US wages a new Cold War and declares power competition with China, what will happen with scientific exchange?
Millions around the world are speaking up about the Fukushima nuclear-contaminated water. China has put an import ban on Japanese seafood. And this last week, radioactive water was detected by the California coast. And yet Japanese and Western media claim this water release is no big deal. Interestingly, the U.S. has just sealed a cooperative deal with Japan and South Korea. So what are facts and what are media narratives entangled with new Cold War geopolitics? And the question is: will we look after the well-being of the Pacific Ocean?
Across the world, there’s a desire for non-interventionist, peaceful cooperation closer aligned to the interest of the global majority. The annual BRICS Summit is a meeting of developing nations, this year held in Johannesburg. BRICS, a grouping led by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This grouping isn’t just a China or Russia project, as some Western outlets will report. BRICS comprises nearly half of the world population, working on alternatives for global trade and development outside of domination by the G7 countries (U.S., U.K, France, Canada, Germany, Japan, Italy). This year’s agenda focused on BRICS loans for much-needed […]
Chinese Americans are not a quiet monolith. This survey by the Committee of 100 in partnership with Columbia University revealed rising concerns about anti-Asian violence, economic issues, and worsening mental health, all correlating with the escalated US warmongering in China. 79% of survey respondents viewed the current U.S.-China relations as negative and trending towards war. […]
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