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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China’s Third Quarter GDP Falls Below Expectations, Weakest Growth Rate in a Year
China released its third-quarter GDP numbers and the results are lower than market expectations. According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), China grew by just 4.9 percent in Q3, its weakest growth...
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Supply Chain Crisis Resulting in Empty Grocery Shelves Across the US
The supply chain crisis in the United States is becoming so severe that it has started affecting basic necessities like groceries. Some supermarkets are running out of products to stock on their shelves. At Publix...
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Delta Airlines Rejects Vaccine Mandate
While many U.S. airlines are mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, Delta Airlines is prioritizing workers rather than vaccines. In an interview with Fox Business, CEO Ed Bastian referred to COVID-19 mandates as “divisive.” Bastian revealed...
The Countering China Economic Coercion Act seeks to protect the interests of America and its allies.
Countering Beijing’s Economic Retaliation Tactics Through New US Bill
A bipartisan group of lawmakers recently announced a bill that aims to counteract the Chinese regime’s use of economics to coerce and influence other countries. The Countering China Economic Coercion Act bill was introduced by...
Chinese and Russian hackers pose a major security threat to the U.S. This photo taken on August 4, 2020 shows Prince, a member of the hacking group Red Hacker Alliance who refused to give his real name, using his computer at their office in Dongguan, China's southern Guangdong province.
Chinese and Russian Cyber Threats Discussed in US Conference
The U.S. National Security Council recently hosted an online conference that discussed cybersecurity threats. 30 nations participated, including ministers from South Korea, Japan, UK, Brazil, India, and Australia. The focus of the meeting was ransomware...
According to recent reports, many countries are concerned about the quality of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines.
Made-in-China COVID-19 Vaccines Lose Appeal With Decreased Effectiveness
Chinese Sinopharm and Coronavac Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) shots have been administered in many countries, accounting for approximately 50 percent of doses delivered globally. However, their effectiveness is being questioned, with some studies showing that...
25 financial institutions in China are facing anti-corruption investigations.
Beijing Begins Crackdown on Financial Institutions
The Chinese regime has sent inspectors from its anti-corruption unit to investigate some of the country’s largest financial institutions, including state-owned banks. Some believe the crackdown was triggered by the unfolding debt crisis linked to...
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Beijing Testing Wuhan Blood Samples for COVID-19, Denies Access to Information by Foreigners
China plans to test thousands of blood bank samples from Wuhan as part of its investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, foreigners won’t be part of the effort and the entire process...
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Chinese Property Companies Hit With Credit Downgrades as Evergrande Crisis Deepens
Property firms in China are going through one of the most difficult times in recent memories, with real estate giant Evergrande and a host of other companies unable to pay loans and suffering from a...
China's Liaoning province has issued power outage alerts amidst a national power crisis.
More Power Outages as Communist China Suffers From Coal Shortage
On Oct. 11, Liaoning province in China issued a level two alert for power shortage. Liaoning is part of China's rust-belt industrial region. It is the largest power consumer among the three provinces that make...
United's COVID-19 vaccine mandate has been hit with a temporary restraining order from court.
Judge Blocks United Airlines COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
A Texas federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the COVID-19 vaccine mandate issued by United Airlines. The company is barred from placing workers who seek exemption from the vaccine on unpaid...
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Court Sides With Athletes Against University’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
On Oct. 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio, ruled in favor of sixteen athletes, supporting their right to remain unvaccinated despite a mandate issued by the Western Michigan...