‘Peaceful Modernization’: China’s Offering to the Global South

‘Peaceful Modernization’: China’s Offering to the Global South

President Xi Jinping’s work report at the start of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) this past Sunday in Beijing contained not only a blueprint for the development of the civilization-state, but for the whole Global South. Xi’s 1h45min speech actually delivered a shorter version of the full work report –…

Poland Should Follow Ukraine’s Lead by Using China to Balance the US

Poland Should Follow Ukraine’s Lead by Using China to Balance the US

If the US-dominated Ukrainian government can confidently chart a mutually beneficial strategic partnership with China in response to feeling betrayed by its American patron following last month’s Biden-Putin Summit, then there’s no reason why the comparatively more independent and much stronger Polish government can’t do the same as well. Ukraine recently surprised many multipolar-friendly observers,…

Empire of Clowns vs. Yellow Peril

Empire of Clowns vs. Yellow Peril

It requires major suspension of disbelief to consider the G7, the self-described democracy’s most exclusive club, as relevant to the Raging Twenties. Real life dictates that even accounting for the inbuilt structural inequality of the current world system the G7’s economic output barely registers as 30% of the global total. Cornwall was at best an…