Outside of politics directly, the media has also felt the squeeze. The city's leading pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, was raided earlier this year, and owner Jimmy Lai appeared in court again Thursday, facing new fraud charges. A producer for public broadcaster RTHK was arrested for her work examining the police, while this week more than two-dozen reporters quit in protest at cuts made by i-Cable, a private broadcaster with a reputation for investigative reportping. … [Read more...] about With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?
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Damore’s lawsuit claims that Google has a problem with conservative white men and works hard to enforce ideological conformity among its employees. Damore provides damning examples of the left-wing bias of Google, including employees openly supporting violence against right-wingers, the company rewarding staffers who publicly condemned Damore’s views and Google promoting ridiculous “diversity” initiatives. (RELATED: Lawsuit Exposes Google’s Rank Internal Bias, Identity Obsession) … [Read more...] about Google Is A Threat To Freedom — Regardless Of What Mike Lee Says
“Draymond is going to be anchoring the defense. He’s got to be Draymond’s partner, ultimately,” Kerr said. “Looney learned over his first couple of years. He learned the ropes at the ‘5.’. Looney is going to be so much more advanced than James will be defensively. James has a lot to catch up on. … [Read more...] about Steve Kerr adamant that Warriors’ success will hinge on their ability to play defense
The Steelers defeated the Ravens -- their longtime AFC North rival -- 19-14 on Wednesday, despite the game being rescheduled three times. First scheduled on Thanksgiving, the game was postponed to Sunday, then from Sunday to Tuesday, and eventually from Tuesday to Wednesday. … [Read more...] about NBC’s Cris Collinsworth ‘blown away’ that Pittsburgh’s women understand football
I said I was both frustrated and gravely concerned about how the GOP is continuing to advance disproved conspiracy theories regarding the integrity of the election. Senator Johnson said that he knew and accepted the fact that Joe Biden had won. I asked why he wouldn’t say so at a moment when Trump was taking a sledgehammer to the very foundation of our democracy. Senator Johnson replied that the institutions of our democracy are strong enough to withstand what is going on. … [Read more...] about Former Wisconsin Republican Official Says Sen. Ron Johnson Told Him Biden Won, But It Would Be ‘Political Suicide’ To Admit It