China, US diplomats clash over human rights, pandemic origin
Equally contentious were the issues of Hong Kong, Xinjiang, Taiwan and accusations that China has arbitrarily detained two Canadian citizens in retaliation for Canada's arrest of an executive of Chinese communications technology giant Huawei, who is wanted by U.S. law enforcement. At that meeting, the U.S. accused the Chinese delegation of “grandst..
China denounces US Senates $250bn move to boost tech and manufacturing
China has denounced a US Senate bill worth about $250bn (£175n) that aims to boost American technology and manufacturing prowess as an example of the US hyping up “the so-called China threat”, and accused Washington of attempting to hinder its development. It said: “This bill seeks to exaggerate and spread the so-called China threat to maintain glo..
More pedestrians killed in crashes in 2020 despite less traffic amid the pandemic
The number of pedestrians killed in vehicle crashes rose in 2020, despite fewer cars on the road amid the pandemic. Reckless driving was really impacting pedestrian safety during the pandemic and that is mind boggling to us because we know that vehicle miles traveled dropped," Pam Shadel Fischer, GHSA's senior director of external engagement, told ..
Texas Is Beta-Testing a New Model of White Supremacy in American History Classes
By the time the schools re-open in the fall, Sean Hannity is going to be telling his universe of shut-ins that kids are being taught that Malcolm X killed Lincoln and the bastard deserved it. This past week, there was testimony concerning how the drug companies pushed back against the dogged reporting of the local media, especially that of Eric Eyr..
Russian President Putin says relations with US at lowest point in years
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview with NBC News ahead of his meeting with US President Joe Biden next week, said US-Russia relations are at their lowest point in years. The White House has said Biden will bring up ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, Moscow's aggression against Ukraine, the jailing of dissidents and other issue..
Critical race theory is a lucrative obsession for Republicans because the party is offended by the political focus on racism and racial justice
Republicans across the US are waging an escalating culture war against critical race theory, an academic concept or framework centered on systemic racism and its effects across American society. The GOP campaign against critical race theory, which distorts the concept, is linked to a broader effort to stifle or invalidate conversations on the perva..
Joe Biden is coming face-to-face with a Europe that grew much more powerful during Trumps presidency
During Donald Trump's presidency, Europe had to take a more active role on the world stage. Groups like the United Nations and NATO have been dominated by the United States since their inception and Trump's actions showed how this unilateral focus can be deeply damaging. Striking a better power balance would help these critical institutions survive..
Fed explores once in a century bid to remake the U.S. dollar
Legitimate digital public money could help drive out bogus digital private money, while improving financial inclusion, efficiency, and the safety of our financial system — if that digital public money is well-designed and efficiently executed,” she said at a hearing on Wednesday, which she convened as chair of the Senate Banking Committee’s economi..
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