Category Archives: All the Tea in China
26 minutes of your time, folks. That’s all Abby Martin needs to lay out the facts. If your hair’s not turning white by the end of it, you weren’t paying attention. (Either that, or you must already be white-haired…or bald.) … Continue reading
So, kiddies, now you know: Samsung is the official manufacturer of Big Brother’s telescreens. And Orwell was only out by about 30 years on the date by which such technology would be possible.
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
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
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
“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
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
Oh, those Taiwanese joke animators. They are sure quick off the mark, aren’t they? And right on point, too.
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
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