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Russia, China Leaders Total No-Shows At UN Climate Conference

Russia, China Leaders Total No-Shows At UN Climate Conference

Elliot Dordick  The leaders of Russia and China plan to give the United Nations climate conference the cold shoulder despite being among the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world. Russia and China, which account for about 35% of global greenhouse gas emissions, have largely backed out of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in the […]

Media Treat Honest-To-God Murderous Despots Better Than Conservatives

Media Treat Honest-To-God Murderous Despots Better Than Conservatives

  T. Becket Adams One of the weirder things about the modern press is their tendency to go easier on honest-to-God dictators than conservatives. Consider, for example, the differences in how Chinese President Xi Jinping and former U.S. President Donald Trump are described in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2021. “President Xi […]

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protestor Sentenced To 9 Years In First Trial Under The National Security Law

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protestor Sentenced To 9 Years In First Trial Under The National Security Law

Kendall Tietz A Hong Kong pro-democracy protestor was sentenced to nine years in prison in the first prosecution under the country’s new national security law, the Associated Press reported. Tong Ying-ki was convicted Tuesday on charges of inciting secession and terrorism for reportedly driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers with a flag […]

Trump Says China Has Blinked In Trade War — Talks On Again

Trump Says China Has Blinked In Trade War — Talks On Again

  DAVID KRAYDEN OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF   President Donald Trump said Monday that China called to say it wants to go back to the bargaining table and restart trade talks with the United States. Trump says Chinese officials called Washington to urge a return to negotiations after an impasse provoked stock market chaos last week, USA […]

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: April 8-14/Day 79-85) Week 12

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: April 8-14/Day 79-85) Week 12

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, April 8 (Day 79): Former White House Military Aide:  “Susan Rice is guilty as hell” “Susan Rice is guilty as hell. It goes all the way down to Barack Obama,” said Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson, United States Air Force at the Californians for Making America Great Again Inc. Ventura […]