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Black Livelihoods Matter

by David R. Hendersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 19, 2020

Rigid regulations still deny low-income African-Americans the upward mobility they need.

Human Rights and Religious Persecution

Articles On: Families, Activist, U.N. Rights Council, Espionage, and Hair Products

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, October 18, 2020

This section documents the myriad abuses that the Chinese Communist Party commits against its own people in violation of its commitments under the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Pacific Century: An American Statesman Discusses China

interview with Michael R. Auslin, George P. Shultz, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Friday, October 16, 2020

George Shultz on how to understand China’s future.

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Secret Video Offers Rare Look Inside Chinese Labor Program

via The New York Times
Monday, December 30, 2019

China is relocating Uighurs and other Muslim minorities to urban areas as part of a contentious labor program. The Times obtained rare footage taken inside one.

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The Libertarian: The Rise of ACB

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, October 15, 2020

On the Supreme Court confirmation process — and what to expect from a Justice Barrett.

Human Rights and Religious Persecution

Articles On: Church, Religious Group, Journalist, Muslims, and Labor Market

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, January 26, 2020

This section documents the myriad abuses that the Chinese Communist Party commits against its own people in violation of its commitments under the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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An Economist’s Guide To California’s 2020 Propositions

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

California has plenty of issues for voters to decide on this year, ranging from regulating how gig drivers can work to potentially doing away with 1978’s Proposition 13 property tax protection for many businesses. And as always, at least some politicians will be hoping you don’t read the fine print or look under the hood of what you will be voting on. Below are economic issues on some of the most widely discussed propositions.

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Zoom And Gloom

quoting Steven J. Davisvia The Economist
Thursday, October 8, 2020

[Subscription Required] The transition to remote work is welcome. But it will be painful.

Human Rights and Religious Persecution

Articles On: Nike, Protest, Censorship, and Xinjiang Camps

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, March 1, 2020

This section documents the myriad abuses that the Chinese Communist Party commits against its own people in violation of its commitments under the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Uyghurs for Sale: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang

via Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Chinese government has facilitated the mass transfer of Uyghur and other ethnic minority1 citizens from the far west region of Xinjiang to factories across the country. Under conditions that strongly suggest forced labour, Uyghurs are working in factories that are in the supply chains of at least 82 well-known global brands in the technology, clothing and automotive sectors, including Apple, BMW, Gap, Huawei, Nike, Samsung, Sony and Volkswagen.

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