Former Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Taiwan in March

China 02/21/22, 20:05

According to the Taiwanese administration, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Taiwan from March 3rd to March 5th. According to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Pompeo and his wife will meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu, and deliver a ...

What is China’s democracy?

China 12/07/21, 17:37

The U.S. did not invite China to the Democratic Conference. In response, Beijing criticized American democracy and praised itself for its "democracy" preeminence. The Associated Press cited Chinese officials arguing that a country divided by partisans and unable to control the COVID-19 pandemic cannot convince another country. They also stated that ...

Textile firm boycotts Facebook advertising due to low moral values

California 11/01/21, 16:56

A Californian outdoor clothing company canceled all paid advertising on one social media platform for putting "profits over people." Ventura-headquartered Patagonia boycotted all paid Facebook ads because the internet company allegedly spreads "hate speech" and "misinformation" about U.S. democracy and climate change theory. "Internal Facebook documents released over the last few weeks ...

Chinese ambassador to US touts Beijing-style ‘democracy’

China 09/27/21, 22:18

A diplomat from a communist-ruled country suggested American leaders should try a Chinese style of leadership on Sept. 22. Qin Gang raised eyebrows when he encouraged every American to follow the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) style of governing. The Chinese ambassador to the United States compared so-called Beijing democracy to late President ...

CCP’s malign influence fueled deterioration in democracy worldwide, report says

China 03/04/21, 16:18

According to the annual report of the nongovernmental organization Freedom House, the "malign influence of the regime in China" has contributed to a significant deterioration of democracy in 2020. According to the 2021 edition released on Wednesday, March 3, the report called Freedom in the World, the pandemic destabilized the world, resulting ...

“White Terror”: Hong Kong workers are being fired for supporting protests

China 08/24/19, 14:53

After the CEO of Hong Kong's largest airline resigned—Britain's Rupert Hogg—due to political pressure exerted by the Chinese regime on the company in an attempt to condemn anti-government protests, the head of the Cathay Dragon Cabin Crew Association—the region's second airline—reported that she was fired for political reasons. "All employees are ...

President Trump: ‘Four incredible centuries of history, heritage, and commitment’

U.S. 07/31/19, 05:02

President Donald Trump offered congratulations to Virginians and their legislators on "four incredible centuries of history, heritage, and commitment to the righteous cause of American self-government." President Trump participated in the Jamestown commemoration on Tuesday, July 30, marking the first representative assembly in the Western Hemisphere. The president said, "This is ...

Two million peacefully protest in Hong Kong, while Beijing looks on in silence

China 06/17/19, 17:49

A full week of protests in Hong Kong, culminating with as many as 2 million people taking to the streets on Sunday, June 16, is pressure-testing Beijing’s “one country-two systems” administrative policy. The protests themselves, historic in scale, as well as the absence of a clear response from communist officials in ...

Past midterms, some zero in on amending Constitution

Politics 11/03/18, 09:33

Whatever success Republicans have amassed in taking control of all three branches of U.S. government, and whatever fate awaits them as midterm elections near, some on the right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution. And to the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, ...

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