Is Winnie the Pooh Illegal in China?

Is Winnie the Pooh Illegal in China?

So, Winnie the Pooh is not illegal in China. Direct comparisons between the President and the Bear are. But, you can still wear a Winnie the Pooh shirt or watch that crappy Christopher Robin movie all you want. The reality of Chinese censorship is more complex and stickier than the inside of a honey jar.

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Ecuador’s Socialist Frontrunner Tries to Calm U.S. Investors

Ecuador’s Socialist Frontrunner Tries to Calm U.S. Investors

At the meeting, Arauz reaffirmed his commitment to dollarization and to not restructuring the debt, Sierra said. The candidate also told investors that he planned to seek less onerous loan terms from the IMF, and said he would favor faster dispersions. He also said he would seek deals with bilateral lenders such as China, according to Sierra.

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Spanish riots escalate: free speech crackdown and rapper’s jailing reveal struggle to escape Franco’s legacy

text by Damian Wilson via RT. illustrations added shared with thanks

Millions of Spaniards still remember life under fascism. Now, with lockdown’s limits on freedom compounded by the erosion of free speech under Franco-style laws, as seen by Pablo Hasél’s jailing, a new generation is fighting back.

Spanish riots escalate: free speech crackdown and rapper’s jailing reveal struggle to escape Franco’s legacy

Facebook’s news censorship in Australia: A battle between monopolies

Facebook’s news censorship in Australia: A battle between monopolies

However, socialists and progressives in the country are wary of taking any sides in what they see as a battle between monopolies. Media outlets owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp hold a monopoly of over 70% of the national print readership. Murdoch is also one of the biggest advocates of the bargaining code, which has also inspired other media corporations around the world.