Category Archives: All the Tea in China

Colombian currency mafias in Venezuela: How they operate

A Colombian currency smuggler arrested by Venezuelan federal police. Stacks of 100-bolivar notes can be seen on the truck bed behind him. Further to my earlier piece today, here’s a little information on what the Venezuelan government is tackling with … Continue reading

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Venezuela takes drastic new measures against currency trafficking

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro took to the TV to announce something stunning recently: the removal of an entire denomination of Venezuelan currency from circulation. Here’s the story, via Aporrea: Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro informed on his VTV show, Contacto con … Continue reading

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on fossil fuel dependency

Bernie didn’t mention this, but Der Drumpf is not just a hazard to the environment (in Standing Rock and beyond) by virtue of his idiotic climate-change denial (which, ha ha, the Chinese have already slapped him for); he is also … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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Photo du jour

Barack Obama, in Cuba, in front of that famous mural based on THAT famous picture of Che. A sight for sore eyes, and one that many thought we’d never see. And one which right-wing idiots, completely forgetting Nixon in China, … Continue reading

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It’s Yeehawd, y’all (-Qaida)!

Oh, those Taiwanese joke animators. They are sure quick off the mark, aren’t they? And right on point, too.

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OMG I WANT THIS SO MUCH WHERE DO I GET ONE…

Ahem. Sorry for the ALL FUCKING CAPS header, but really, can you blame me for wanting one of these? Hair parted down the middle, big smile, merry eyes, and the index finger pointing forward are some characteristics of “Evo Presidente”, … Continue reading

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Did Washington try to prevent Bolivia from launching a satellite?

A Chinese rocket carries the Bolivian satellite, Tupac Katari, into space. And without the help of the Chinese, it’s hard to imagine Bolivia ever getting such a thing off the ground. But they did, and the fact that they did … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo in China

What’s Evo doing in Beijing this week? Oh, nothing much… Bolivian president Evo Morales signed three economic aid agreements, totaling 204 million yuan ($35 million US), in a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the Great Palace of … Continue reading

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Spanish obscenity gets Chinese ideogram

Chinese translator Hai Cheng shows a new Chinese character, graphically depicting a nasty Spanish phrase. Not sure if this article is a joke or not: In a desperate attempt to adapt to Spanish culture and language, Chinese immigrants have found … Continue reading

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