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A Theory of China

A Theory of China EDITORIAL, 2 February 2015 by Johan Galtung, 2 Feb 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service Penang Institute, Penang A theory serves comprehension, prediction and identification of conditions for change. Seven such historical-cultural pointers will be indicated for…

Hong Kong and Beyond

  Human Wrongs Watch By Johan Galtung*, 6 Oct 2014, TRANSCEND Media Service — Beijing should listen to its own excellent mantra: “One Country, Two Systems”. A part of that other system is democracy. England never practiced that during 150 years of conquest…

Hong Kong Occupy Central – the Adults Show Up

The student curtainraiser in Hong Kong appears to be over for now. A few hundred diehard students remain on post at the three main demonstration sites. In some places there are more journos than demonstrators. But don’t get the impression…

USA blocking Chinese-Russian ban on weapons in space

US CONTINUES TO BLOCK CHINESE-RUSSIAN PROPOSAL TO NEGOTIATE TREATY TO BAN WEAPONS IN SPACE By Alice Slater, who is an activist with ABOLITION 2000, a network of over 2000 organizations in more than 90 countries worldwide working for a global…

Neo-colonialist is the West, not China

Neo-colonialist is the West, not China Colonialism Reparation calls on the neo-colonialist West to stop using China as a scapegoat and, on the other hand, apologize and pay reparations to the former colonies, including China. On May 3, 2014 the…

China nervous about what goes on in the sphere of cyber-communication

Lionel Mok is a Hong Kong resident whose work frequently takes him into China. He has a strong interest in Chinese affairs, current, historical and cultural. Pressenza asked Lionel about social media in China and its affect on change, especially…

China – Book review: The Man Who Stayed Behind

The Man Who Stayed Behind By Sidney Rittenberg and Amanda Bennett Simon & Schuster, published 1993 Reviewed by Tony Henderson What a story. He really was a believer – in the Communist ideals… and why not. Thrown in jail in…

China Ready to Work with CELAC

Beijing, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) China declared today to be ready to work with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to establish, before the end of 2014, the common forum approved at the recent summit of the…

Bolivia Joined the Space Age with Satellite Tupac Katari

Beijing, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Today the putting into orbit of Tupac Katari satellite joined Bolivia to the countries with ingenuity of this type, which do not exceed fifty in the world and only reaches six in South America.The Tupac…

Currency speculation: the real WMD

I already reported in Pressenza, in September 2011, the role that Saddam Hussein’s Oil-for-Euros may have played in the Iraq War, similar to Gaddafi’s Gold Dinar: “Attempting to understand what is happening in Libya without looking at the global crisis…

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