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.
Microsoft will hire an independent party to assess how it handles issues of sexual harrassment.
Microsoft Shareholders Vote For Better Sexual Harassment Reporting
On Nov. 30, shareholders of Microsoft voted in support of making the company more transparent when it comes to independent investigation and public reporting of sexual harassment claims. The proposal was brought forward by Arjuna...
Italians protest against the so-called Green Pass on Piazza Duomo in Milan on October 16, 2021. Since October 15, all workers must show a so-called Green Pass, offering proof of vaccination, recent recovery from COVID-19, or a negative test. If they don’t comply, they are fined or suspended without pay.
Unvaccinated Individuals Face More Restrictions in Italy
The Italian government has tightened restrictions on citizens who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the new rules that came into effect on Dec. 6, unvaccinated individuals are not allowed inside establishments...
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the November jobs report in the State Dining Room of the White House on December 03, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Image: Anna Moneymaker via Getty Images)
American Worker Productivity Declines to Worst Level in Six Decades
The Labor Department reported that the productivity of U.S. workers in this year’s third quarter fell to the worst levels since 1960. The Q3 nonfarm business employee output per hour fell at an annualized rate...
China wants a military base at Equatorial Guinea.
China Plans Second Military Base on African Coast
As China’s military prowess grows, the communist regime also seeks to expand its presence internationally via overseas military bases. Africa is a critical piece of Beijing’s plan to develop a global military network. Recent reports...
Beijing might not allow spectators to attend the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Beijing Winter Olympics May Not Feature Live Spectators
The 2022 Winter Olympics is scheduled to kick off in Beijing starting on Feb. 4. However, the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has raised concerns about how the games will be conducted, especially...
CECC will expose Chinese atrocities for 60 days leading up to the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Commission to Profile Chinese Political Prisoners as Beijing Olympics Approaches
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) was created by the U.S. Congress in October 2020 with the aim of monitoring the rule of law and the state of human rights in communist China. It is...
A general view of the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility, is seen on April 9, 2007, 180 miles south of Tehran, Iran. A Dec. 4 explosion near the facility is claimed by Tehran to be part of routine military drills as the world is in negotiations to restore its 2015 nuclear pact. Israel, an ardent opposition to the Islamic regime’s nuclear program, alluded it may have been responsible for the noise.
Israel May or May Not Have Caused Iran Nuclear Site Blast, Says Deputy Defense Minister
Reports emerged on Dec. 4 that a huge blast rocked Iran’s Natanz nuclear site, home to the country’s main enrichment facility. Although some speculated that the explosion may have been an attack, Tehran later claimed...
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Beijing Slashes Reserve Requirement For Banks
The People's Bank of China, the country’s central bank, has announced that it will reduce the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for banks. The reserve requirement forces banks to maintain liquid money so as to ensure...
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US Officially Announces Diplomatic Boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
On Dec. 6, Washington announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics scheduled to take place in Beijing in February. A diplomatic boycott means that the United States will not send a delegation to...
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ATP Faces Criticism For Not Acting Against Communist China Regarding Peng Shuai Issue
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men’s tennis, is facing criticism for not joining up with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to suspend tournaments in communist China as a protest against...
Vendors wait for customers at their stall selling frozen meat and seafood balls at a market.
Beijing Blames Dalian Frozen Foods for Latest COVID-19 Outbreak
In November, the port city of Dalian saw an outbreak of COVID-19, which hasn’t been contained. Authorities are blaming a cold-chain enterprise for the outbreak, accusing the supervisors of dereliction of duty. Last month, authorities...
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How China Attempted to Economically ‘Break’ Australia
Kurt Campbell, the Indo-Pacific coordinator for the Biden administration, recently warned that Beijing has resorted to “dramatic economic warfare” in an attempt to “break” Australia economically. He made the comments while delivering a speech at...