How China threat narratives feed anti-Asian racism and how to fight back

How China threat narratives feed anti-Asian racism and how to fight back We analyze how the recent trend of inflated “China threat” narratives is feeding anti-Asian racism, the interests driving this trend, and outline a potential counter narrative strategy. We distinguish between the inflated China threat narratives that are most likely to feed racism, and […]

U.S. vs. China: A Capitalist Globalization Divided but Not Transformed?

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U.S. vs. China: A Capitalist Globalization Divided but Not Transformed? by Andrew Lichterman.*  Text of a presentation at the Asia Pacific Working Group webinar, “The U.S.-China competition and its impact on the people caught in the middle,” June 9, 2021. Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 68-32 to pass the Endless Frontier Act, framed as bolstering […]

60+ Orgs: Cold War with China is a Dangerous and Self-Defeating Strategy

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60+ Orgs: Cold War with China is a Dangerous and Self-Defeating Strategy WASHINGTON — In response to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s recent vote to advance the Strategic Competition Act of 2021 (SCA), and reports that it will receive a Senate floor vote this week, 64 organizations said: We, the undersigned organizations that represent millions […]

US-China Cold War Could Lead to a More Dangerous Nuclear Standoff

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US-China Cold War Could Lead to a More Dangerous Nuclear Stand-off NEW YORK, Apr 26 2021 (IPS) – Despite the negotiation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), we are confronted by the increasing dangers of great power war, even nuclear war. Instead of making necessary investments to ensure public health, reverse climate […]