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9 Sep, 2021 01:13

China to NATO: why should we listen to you? (Full Show)

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is urging Beijing to join NATO-led talks on missile restriction. He complains that China is increasing its nuclear capability at a breakneck pace and “without any limitation or constraint.” While still dwarfed by the arsenals of US and Russia, China has responded with bluster and pointed out NATO's hypocrisy and double standards on nuclear proliferation. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich reports. Then Prof. Peter Kuznik of American University shares his expertise.

What will Beijing’s relationship be to the new Afghanistan as it proceeds with its Belt and Road Initiative? While China denies it, international reports are circulating that its military is weighing options and conducting a feasibility study about the effects of sending workers, soldiers and other staff to Bagram Air Force Base, the massive base abandoned by the US military in its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Investigative journalist and “Boom Bust” co-host Ben Swann has the details.

The richest one percent of Americans evade $163 billion a year in taxes, according to the Treasury. What does the Biden Administration plan to do about it? President Biden is proposing an overhaul of tax policy by doubling the capital gains tax from 20 percent to 40 percent, and by applying capital gains and income taxes to inheritances, among other reforms. “Boom Bust” co-host Brent Jabbour reports. Then, bestselling author, professor D. Watkins joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise. Then professor and author D Watkins weighs in.

San Francisco has launched an unorthodox experimental program in order to deter the city’s problem with gun violence. They are going to pay criminals not to commit gun crimes. Is the policy a courageous venture in harm reduction, or acquiescence to routine extortion of the communities by armed criminals. RT America’s Natasha Sweet reports.