Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Mueller wants the FBI to look at a scheme to discredit him

Intimidating opponents is classic authoritarian behavior.

Democracy activist who called for Chinese president’s resignation dies in police custody

By Wong Sui-san/Sing Man/Geo Feng/Gu Jirou, Radio Free Asia, September 2019 A rights activist who called publicly for the resignation of Chinese president Xi Jinping has died in a police-run...

Beijing to judge every resident based on behavior by end of 2020

by Claire Che/David Ramli/Dandan Li, Bloomberg, January 2019 China’s plan to judge each of its 1.3 billion people based on their social behavior is moving a step closer to reality, with...

Trump just blurted out that he installed new Attorney General over the Russia probe

by Jack Holmes, Esquire, November 2018 Trump passed over multiple Senate-confirmed officials in the actual line of succession to pick Whitaker, who'd become Sessions's chief of staff close to a year...

U.S. Border officials use fake addresses, dangerous conditions, and mass trials to discourage asylum-seekers

By Debbie Nathan, The Intercept, October 2019 With the so-called Migrant Protection Protocols program, or MPP, expanding along the southern border and trapping more U.S. asylum-seekers in dangerous Mexican cities,...

Apple removes app that helps Hong Kong protesters track police

By Jack Nicas, The New York Times, October 2019 Apple removed an app late Wednesday that enabled protesters in Hong Kong to track the police, a day after facing intense criticism...