Opinion

Contribution to the Anti-imperialist Cause for Independence

Left Review Online July 6, 2020

Contribution to the Anti-imperialist Cause for Independence

Kim Il Sung (1912-1994), eternal president of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, devoted his whole life to accomplishing the anti-imperialist cause for the independence of mankind. By brilliantly applying the philosophical principle of the Juche idea, which he had authored, to the national liberation struggle, he put...more

Neither divorce nor decoupling realistic in China-US relations

Ling Shengli July 5, 2020

Neither divorce nor decoupling realistic in China-US relations

Voices in China and the US are talking past each other - with hot language of decoupling and divorce. Thomas L. Friedman, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, recently suggested that, "the real story is that the US and China are heading for a divorce" and...more

O’Brien attacks China’s ruling party out of ideological prejudice

Zhang Yi July 4, 2020

O’Brien attacks China’s ruling party out of ideological prejudice

It seems that the main job of US politicians these days is to discredit and attack China, and their performance is decided by the vicious language they use. US National Security Advisor Robert C. O'Brien did not show any reservation recently in attacking China and its ruling party,...more

Can India’s fragile economy survive its own ‘boycott China’ campaign?

Left Review Online June 30, 2020

Can India’s fragile economy survive its own ‘boycott China’ campaign?

(Editor's Note: Since the deadly clash between Chinese and Indian troops in the Galwan Valley on June 15, hyper-nationalism appear to have taken over India, where calls for boycotting Chinese products and footage of Indian citizens destroying TV set have been dominating social media. In China, very few take...more

Indispensable Prerequisite for Peace and Stability on Korean Peninsula

Left Review Online June 29, 2020

Indispensable Prerequisite for Peace and Stability on Korean Peninsula

Seventy years have passed since the war broke out on this land. The Korean war forced by the United States left painful scars and inflicted tremendous human and material losses upon the Korean people. The suffering of national division whereby kinsfolk of the same blood are compelled to...more

Re-Embracing Internationalism and Class Solidarity in the Time of ‘#BlackLivesMatter’

Berna Ellorin & Adrian Bonifacio June 28, 2020

Re-Embracing Internationalism and Class Solidarity in the Time of ‘#BlackLivesMatter’

The struggle against systemic racism and the police state in the US is integral and linked to the struggle against US wars of aggression overseas. “The time has come for forging a clearer path to liberation analysis that centers on working-class solidarity across race and borders.” 'We don’t...more

Fear, lack of confidence push US to restrict Chinese media

Liu Xin, Liu Caiyu and Fan Lingzhi June 28, 2020

Fear, lack of confidence push US to restrict Chinese media

The latest US restrictions on Chinese media that saw the listing of four more Chinese media outlets as foreign missions exposed its declining confidence and increasing fear of China, after the media's objective reports on China's effective fight against COVID-19 showed a stark contrast to US failures. Chinese...more

The Spirit of Mt Paektu

Left Review Online June 23, 2020

The Spirit of Mt Paektu

There are many nations in the world, and each nation has its own spiritual support. The spiritual support of the Korean people is the spirit of Mt Paektu. The spirit of Mt Paektu is an unyielding offensive spirit of braving obstacles and difficulties and a staunch fighting spirit...more

Will China ‘suffer’ following recent Vietnam-EU FTA?

Xu Liping June 22, 2020

Will China ‘suffer’ following recent Vietnam-EU FTA?

Vietnam's National Assembly recently ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), aiming to eliminate almost 99 percent of customs duties between Vietnam and the EU over the next 10 years. Media has reported that the spread of COVID-19 is...more

US firms to cooperate with Huawei on 5G standards

Ma Jingjing June 21, 2020

US firms to cooperate with Huawei on 5G standards

The US Department of Commerce announced a new rule on Monday allowing US companies to cooperate with Chinese technology company Huawei on 5G telecom standards. Analysts said the move shows that the US has realized the cost of refusing to cooperate with the world's largest patent contributor to...more

EU walks a fine line amid US-China rivalry: Shi Zhiqin

Xu Hailin June 21, 2020

EU walks a fine line amid US-China rivalry: Shi Zhiqin

Shortly before a Monday talk with US State Secretary Mike Pompeo, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell said the bloc won't ally with the US against China. Instead, Borrell called for a "big, positive agenda for EU-China cooperation" on Sunday. The EU has taken a...more

US press freedom an illusion, used to mask selfish interests

Mu Lu June 21, 2020

US press freedom an illusion, used to mask selfish interests

The Voice of America (VOA)'s two top editors, Amanda Bennett and Sandra Sugawara, resigned on Monday due to concerns over their editorial independence, putting a stop to the months-long clash between the outlet and the White House. Freedom of the press has long been a political tool of...more

US political elites can fool Americans, but not the world: Li Haidong

Li Qingqing June 20, 2020

US political elites can fool Americans, but not the world: Li Haidong

US Republican Congressman Michael McCaul on Monday released an interim report titled "The origins of the COVID-19 global pandemic, including the roles of the Chinese Communist Party and the World Health Organization." The report criticized China's alleged concealment of the COVID-19 spread. It also called for "new leadership...more

India needs to rid two misjudgments on border situation: Chinese Media

Left Review Online June 19, 2020

India needs to rid two misjudgments on border situation: Chinese Media

Chinese and Indian troops were engaged in a serious physical clash in Galwan Valley on Monday. The Indian side said three Indian soldiers were killed. The Chinese military confirmed that clashes between the two sides have led to casualties, but did not release the exact figures. This has...more

DPRK and June 19

Left Review Online June 19, 2020

DPRK and June 19

On June 19, 1964, 56 years ago, Chairman Kim Jong Il of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, started working on the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea. Since then, radical turns were brought about in the work of the...more