DPRK: Stakes Higher than Ever

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to find ways to increase despite the already very intense situation. The United States seems entirely determined to cause a violent stand-off with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). US imperialism has reached an impasse with the DPRK’s nuclear weapons program. The days of hoping that Kim Jong…

Tensions in the South China Sea are accelerating as both China and the United States are rattling each other sabres. The area is hotly contested between China and US proxy states. These allies of the US are staking their claim in the area on their behalf. In the area between Vietnam, China, Philippines, Korea, and…

Shen Yun and the Falun Gong Cult

You’ve probably seen a poster or other advertisement for a performance group called Shen Yun. It’s performing arts and entertainment company formed in New York City. Their performances are classical Chinese arts: music and dance. Their claim is that they celebrate traditional Chinese arts going back 5000 years. The Shen Yun website translates the phrase…