Jonathan Walker

Jonathan loves talking politics, economics and philosophy. He carries unique perspectives on everything making him a rather odd mix of liberal-conservative with a streak of independent Austrian thought.
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The Philippines are Buying Indian-Made BrahMos Missiles in a $375 Million Deal
India and the Philippines have reached a military agreement according to which New Delhi will supply the archipelago with its BrahMos anti-ship cruise missile system. The defense deal is expected to help the Philippines counter...
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Beijing Criticizes Washington After ‘China Initiative’ Attracts Opposition
The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DoJ) “China Initiative,” which was kicked off during the Trump administration in 2018, has been attracting intense criticism from various U.S. scholars and academics.  The China Initiative aims to crack...
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In China, Employees Who Allegedly Breach COVID-19 Rules Get Jail
Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, the Chinese regime has taken strict action against people who breach containment rules. Recently, Beijing detained three people for a period of up to four years after they were...
Police officers perform a goose-stepping march, the same style used by police and troops by the Chinese communist regime. They performed the authoritarian-style march at the city's police college to mark the National Security Education Day in Hong Kong on April 15, 2021.
Hong Kong Police Adopts Marching Style of Authoritarian Regimes
Ever since the National Security Law was passed in Hong Kong in 2020, the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) has been implementing policies that align itself more with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Recently, the...
Former President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on October 09, 2021.
Iranian Official Site Shows Animation Simulating Assassination of Donald Trump
The official website of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, recently published an animated video showing a potential assassination of former President Donald Trump at his Palm Beach resort Mar-A-Lago. The assassination threat...
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Winter Olympics 2022: Netherlands Asks Athletes to Not Take Phones and Laptops to China
The Dutch Olympic Committee (NOCNSF) has asked the country’s athletes, who are participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics scheduled in Beijing next month, to leave their laptops and phones at their homes to avoid the...
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Austria Recruiting Ex-Police Officers to Enforce Lockdown Restrictions
Upper-Austria, a province in Austria that borders the Czech Republic and Germany, is reportedly hiring former police officers up to the age of 70 with the aim of using them to strengthen the enforcement of...
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Underwater Volcano Near Tonga Erupts, Triggering Tsunami Warnings Across the Globe
On Jan. 15, a massive undersea volcanic eruption took place near Tonga, a Polynesian nation comprising of over 170 islands that is home to around 100,000 people. The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits...
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Boom in Demand for ‘Land’ in Metaverse; Investors See Bright ‘Virtual’ Prospects
Ever since Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in October of last year that the company will start focusing on the metaverse, a term used to describe a virtual reality gathering place, investor interest in the...
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Australian Farmers Destroy Produce Due To COVID-19 Measures
Australian farmers are destroying their fresh produce due to the country’s strict COVID-19 lockdown policies. Millions of dollars worth of produce have reportedly been destroyed. The government recently relaxed some of the COVID-19 rules, which...
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MI5 Warns of Chinese Infiltration in UK Parliament
UK spy agency MI5 has issued a warning about a Chinese spy who has infiltrated the parliament with the aim of influencing the politics in the United Kingdom. The alert was made public by former...
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Congestion at China’s Largest Port Triggers More Supply Chain Worries
The pandemic has disrupted supply chains, causing product shortages and pushing up inflation. As the Omicron wave spreads, the situation is expected to worsen. Shanghai port in China, considered to be the biggest container port...