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China Cuts Checks To American Social Media Influencers To Hype Olympics, Downplay Boycotts

China Cuts Checks To American Social Media Influencers To Hype Olympics, Downplay Boycotts

Laurel Duggan China’s government is paying social media influencers in the U.S. to promote the Beijing Olympics and distract from diplomatic boycotts over its human rights violations, according to disclosures filed with the Department of Justice. The Chinese consulate is paying Vippi, a New Jersey based public relations firm, $300,000 to have influencers on Instagram, […]

Artist Says Billboard Companies Banned His Artwork Criticizing China Ahead Of Olympics

Artist Says Billboard Companies Banned His Artwork Criticizing China Ahead Of Olympics

Laurel Duggan Chinese-Australian artist Badiucao, whose work is critical of the Chinese Communist Party, claimed that his artwork was been from all Brisbane, Australia, billboard companies due to pressure from China. “All Brisbane billboard companies have placed a ban on my art work criticizing the Beijing Winter Olympics,” Badiucao explained on Twitter. “Bishopp Billboards initially agreed before […]

UK To Boycott Beijing Olympics

UK To Boycott Beijing Olympics

Laurel Duggan The U.K. will join Australia and the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday. The U.K. will not send any government ministers to the February games in what Johnson said is “effectively” a diplomatic boycott, according to the Associated Press. Like Australia and the U.S., […]

EXCLUSIVE: Haley Calls Biden’s Diplomatic Olympics Boycott A ‘Joke’ Because China Doesn’t Care If He Shows Up

EXCLUSIVE: Haley Calls Biden’s Diplomatic Olympics Boycott A ‘Joke’ Because China Doesn’t Care If He Shows Up

Sebastian Hughes Former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley called reports that the Biden administration is set to announce a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics a “joke,” because China doesn’t care if he attends the games. “A diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics is a joke,” Haley told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “China […]