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New global security architecture will emphasize peace and honor national sovereignty

Crimea developments The latest news from both the Ukraine-Russia warfront and the “War on Gaza” is not good, however, the West keeps reporting that Russia is losing, and America must support Israel in the war against Hamas. As for the new theater opening in China, the mainstream and even alt-media independent reporters spread false claims and even smears. For instance, […]

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Key Bridge Disaster Cripples Baltimore Harbor

"Bridgegate" StateoftheNation crosspost from Jeff Childers blog

Around 1:30am on Tuesday March 26, 2023, a cargo ship crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) in Baltimore, MD, causing the bridge to collapse. A lot of questions are surfacing as to how this could have happened, and while some of the facts and questions are described, an in-depth investigation remains and may take years to conclude. However […]

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Too many fires, why oh why?

Fire_as in wildfires, sudden fires

According to the news, the first sign of the tragedy that unfolded in Lahaina, Maui in Hawaii two weeks ago, on August 8, 2023, was an early morning brush fire in uninhabited lands off the coastal highway roughly northeast of town. The fire crew had put the fire out according to various reports by about 10am in the morning, and […]

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Thorny issue of immigration (Op-ed)

Angels Unawares

There is absolutely no doubt that immigration is a thorny issue on the side of the West these days. Under liberalism, especially neoliberalism, no matter what the conditions of the state, we must serve as a receivership of migrants, both legal and illegal nowadays. This had been going on a long time. Recall the days in the 1990s when Asian […]

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Rage Against War rally 2023: Arbeit Macht Frei

Left and Right Unite at Rage Against War Rally, Feb 19th, Presidents' Day weekend

While the armies of Russia and China are goose-stepping towards World War, the West’s response has been equally entrenched in darkening the clouds. Nevertheless, the Rage Against the War Machine national protest was successfully held before the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Sunday of President’s Day weekend. On this cloudless blue-sky day with light winds and temperatures in the […]

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How Biden Ukraine foreign policy threatens world stability

Many Georgetown businesses support Ukraine

According to experts and media pundits, the Ukraine war is becoming a dangerous debacle because the Biden administration refuses to negotiate openly and honestly with Russia. Since the Russian invasion on February 26, 2022, a pre-emptive action which President Putin labels as “special military operations” to take back NATO-militarized borderlands, the U.S., NATO, and world allies have implemented aggressive multilateral […]

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Six logistical challenges faced by #ConvoytoDC 2022

U.S. Capitol Building 2021 Pre-Inauguration

In early March, the American counterpart of #FreedomConvoy is heading to Washington, DC from the West Coast. However, unlike the awesome showing of support across Canada for the truckers heading to Ottowa, Canada, in the United States, it’s more likely #ConvoytoDC will be hard put to stave off rising hostility. As an investigative technical journalist based in District of Columbia, […]

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#FreedomConvoy unifies to defend inalienable rights

Thankyou, Truckers

The longest truck convoy in human history has amassed in Canada since January 28th. The #FreedomConvoy saga began three weeks ago in January and headed mostly to Ottowa, Canada, the nation’s capital. Truckers planned for months how to respond to a growing list of stipulations. This would include longer hours between rest breaks, higher fuel prices, lower pay, carbon taxes, […]

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Build Back Better takes keen look at ICE-free transportation by 2050

EVgo Fast DC charging with CCS and CHAdeMO connectors

The transportation portion of the Build Back Better (BBB) (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by 117th Congress) takes a keen look at alternative fueling methods. It’s in effect a road map of supporting largely non-internal-combustion-engine (ICE) type vehicles by 2050, with critical targets set for 2030, and report reviews at five year intervals. H.R. 3684 is much bolder than […]

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Train Safety Protocols a Concern after Hualien Train Crash

Taroko Express Crash April 2, 2021 Taitung, Taiwan

On Friday April 2, 2021 near Hualien City along Eastern Taiwan’s scenic coast, there was a horrific train crash at 9:28am. A construction lorry had rolled down an embankment toward an oncoming train approaching a tunnel and heading south. The lorry blocked the train in a sideways position along the track, and the oncoming train slammed against it causing the […]

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China’s Symbol of Unity: High Speed Rail 2020

Shenyang to Beijing Bullet Train

China has spent more than $1 Trillion in its high-speed rail (HSR) and transportation infrastructure since the 2000s. While some of the seed money came from the World Bank, vast sums are borrowed and the in-house design-build since 2008 has occurred at an increasingly frenetic pace. Railways Explained even jokes whether or not China (PRC) has lost its mind. Actually […]

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Israel’s Jihad on Palestine?

Solidarity with Palestine forever

Not many Americans understand how Palestine was like before 1948. Vintage photos from the early period indicate that at least under British colonialism, the Palestinians experienced travel and work opportunities commensurate to the efforts they made. They had rights in their own native land to live as they chose, and they had plenty of dignity and self-worth. They owned the […]

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