Texas school leader says to include views that defend Holocaust

U.S. 10/15/21, 15:39

A Southlake school leader in Texas is interpreting state legislation in an unwelcoming direction.  Gina Peddy, executive director of curriculum in the Carroll Independent School District reported having told teachers to include opposite views that may defend the Holocaust, a historical nightmare of genocide crimes against humans, NBC News reported. “And make ...

Democrats sharply divided on Supreme Court expansion policy

U.S. 10/15/21, 15:19

The President's Commission on the Supreme Court presented a preliminary report on Thursday, Oct. 14. It can be seen that its members are divided on increasing the number of justices on the highest court or keeping it as it has been so far.  In April, a group of liberal Democrats in ...

Fearing internal mutiny, Xi Jinping softens on Taiwan

U.S. 10/15/21, 04:23

On the 110th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution on Oct. 9, Chinese Leader Xi Jinping reiterated his position regarding Taiwan. Xi emphasized peaceful reunification of the island rather than forceful invasion. "Taiwan independence separatism is the biggest obstacle to national reunification, the most serious potential for national revival," Xi said. July 2021, ...

Reporting on China’s poverty is forbidden: Foreign journalist attacked

Politics 10/15/21, 02:51

The official WeChat account of China's Bijie City Party Committee's Propaganda Department recently published an article reporting that local officials were praised for reporting important national security-related information. This year an official denounced an "overseas anti-China media channel" for repeated "illegal interviews" in Bijie city. The foreign media reported negative news ...

The truth behind CCP warplanes overflying Taiwan

Politics 10/15/21, 02:01

After Chinese fighter jets recently violated Taiwan's air defense identification zone, a Chinese regime-run newspaper this week warned that war between China and Taiwan's supporters, such as the United States, could break out at any time. The Global Times wrote: "The separatist forces on the island will never be allowed to ...

Report: Supply disruptions will get worse

U.S. 10/13/21, 22:38

The severely damaged international shipping sector may worsen before recovering from COVID-19 pandemic shock, a report observed. It had become intensely challenging for commodities to be delivered since the lethal virus struck the world. As shipping became more challenging, so did product prices. And consumption consequently got slower.  A Moody's Analytics report ...

China’s more aggressive because it sees a ‘softer’ leader in White House, says former director of national intelligence

D.C. 10/13/21, 22:15

Former director of the Office of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, said that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has become increasingly aggressive, especially with Taiwan, because it sees in the Biden administration a "softer" and "more cooperative" leader than Trump. Ratcliffe, who served as director of national intelligence under Trump, gave an ...

The Chinese regime has total control of media information

Politics 10/13/21, 21:09

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), on Oct. 8, published a draft of the "Negative Market Access List," which highlights the monopolization of information in the hands of the State. According to Bitter Winter, the list, published every year, is issued jointly by the Ministry of Commerce and the National Development ...

Biden increases port capacity to ease supply chain bottlenecks

U.S. 10/13/21, 15:47

Failing to unload cargo ships in a timely manner is causing extensive supply chain problems across America. Joe Biden's administration hopes to alleviate backlogs through lifting port capacity. The White House will increase capacity at major California ports, and Walmart, FedEx, UPS plus other large goods carriers ahead of the busy ...