By Charles “Sam” Faddis | AND Magazine | October 22, 2021 In 1928 Soviet Dictator Joseph Stalin introduced an economic policy based on a cycle of Five-Year Plans. The First Five-Year Plan called for the collectivization of agriculture and the expansion of heavy industry. Its methods were almost unbelievably brutal, and millions died. A succession of Five-Year Plans followed Read More…
Rep. French Hill’s op-ed stating that House Democrats’ efforts to require the International Monetary Fund to issue special drawing rights (SDRs) to all member countries would do more harm than good to the global economy.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou entered into a plea deal (a “deferred prosecution agreement”) with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Sept. 24. According to the statement released from the DOJ Office of Public Affairs, Meng “has taken responsibility for her principal role in perpetrating a scheme to defraud a global financial institution.” In admitting her crimes, including knowingly making false statements about Huawei’s operations in Iran (which is under U.S. trade sanctions), she agreed “not to commit other federal, state or local crimes.”
In Washington, Joe Biden continues to describe his disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan as a “great success.” There will be medals and promotions all around, and no one – save a single Marine lieutenant-colonel who dared tell the truth – will face any consequences.
For a long time, anyone who has followed the career of Joe Biden has had grave reservations about what a Biden Presidency would portend. It is not simply that the man has always been singularly unimpressive…..
CIA Director Burns was in Afghanistan not to ask for more time in which to complete the evacuation. Something truly monstrous was underway.
If the U.N. ever lived up to its original ideal, that was long ago. It is now a bloated, corrupt world bureaucracy that increasingly seems an arm of perhaps the most dangerous force on the planet – the Chinese Communist Party.
Multiple news outlets have covered the case of Juan Tang, a former University of California Davis researcher who had been charged with visa fraud for lying about her military service in China. All charges have been dropped against Tang, and she has been allowed to return to mainland China.
Chipman failed to disclose his 2012 appearance on CGTN, an arm of China’s propaganda machine that was required to register as a foreign agent in 2019
Discussing China and its policies toward its citizens, Joe Biden explained that it is a priority of Xi Jinping, China’s brutal strongman dictator, to maintain a “united tightly controlled China,” suggesting that Xi’s methods of ensuring this cohesion were simply a matter of China having different social “norms.”