How To Understand All This China Stuff

Source: 
Johnstone, Caitlin
Pub Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 07:50

China is in the news every day now. Today here in Australia we&;re href="https://twitter.com/newscomauHQ/status/1262948662235332608">pretending to be offended because a Chinese tabloid href="https://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1188817.shtml">published the accusation that our nation is a &;giant kangaroo that serves as a dog of the US&;, even though we all know  href="https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2018/06/08/why-bringing-assange-home-would-be-the-best-possible-thing-for-australia/">that&;s completely true and we should be flattered that at least they said &;giant&;. Before that we were getting indignant over  href="https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-18/china-to-impose-tariffs-on-australian-barley/12261108">a hefty barley tariff in response to our facilitation of America&;s global anti-China spin campaign, which it turns out href="https://twitter.com/the2murrays/status/1262598669166997505">Washington screwed us on.