The WeChat ban is especially problematic for U.S. companies, as it’s an absolutely massive chat app in China, with 1.2 billion global users. For example, if Apple were not able to allow WeChat on the iPhone, it would make iPhones a lot less desirable in China (think how undesirable Huawei phones are right now in the U.S., with Google’s Play store and many other services taken away from them). Furthermore, China could retaliate against U.S. companies, effectively barring them from the lucrative Chinese market.
By Tim Korso – Sputnik – 13.08.2020 Twitter’s decision to target Russian and Chinese media by limiting their ability to deliver content to the …Beijing Blasts ‘Double Standards’ as Twitter Labels Only Russian, Chinese Media ‘State-Affiliated’
By Helen Buyniski | RT | August 12, 2020 Facebook has expanded its already-prodigious list of banned content to include insults, blackface, and the …Facebook’s latest ‘hate speech’ update proves no censorship will ever be enough for social media thought police
By Graham Dockery | RT | August 13, 2020 mind-bending pills until you love your government and obey its orders might sound like science fiction. But …Trust the experts and take your pills, citizen! Meet the nerd who wants to force-feed you ‘morality pills’ to beat Covid
While there is much talk, (or more accurately, condemnation) in Western media of China’s imperialist motives in Africa, there is less discussion of the U.S.’ continuing role. While China operates one base in the Horn of Africa and has greatly increased its economic role on the continent, the thousands of American troops operating in dozens of countries are overlooked. The amazing thing about the American Empire is it is invisible to so many who serve it.
US officials told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday that the US had seized four Iranian tankers on the high seas allegedly loaded with Iranian …US Seizes Four Iranian Tankers, Now En Route to Houston – Report
RT | August 13, 2020 Israel is still committed to annexing parts of the occupied West Bank, PM Benjamin Netanyahu said, after a peace deal with the …‘No change’ of West Bank annexation plans after Israel-UAE deal, Netanyahu says