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.
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...
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Texas Governor Signs Executive Order Banning COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Republican Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, has issued an executive order banning any entity from imposing COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state. Abbott has also sent a message to the Secretary of Senate and...
The naval exercises by six democratic nations in the Philippine sea coincides with China sending in a record number of planes into Taiwan.
Six Nations Conduct Military Exercises in the Philippine Sea While Beijing Threatens Taiwan
Aircraft carriers from the United States, UK, and Japan are conducting exercises in the Philippine Sea. Ships from New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Canada are also involved. In total, 17 surface ships and more than...
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Afghanistan: Taliban Refuses Washington Partnership for Curbing Terrorism
The Taliban has announced that it has no intention of working with the United States to counter extremist threats in the country. The Islamic State (IS) has increasingly been carrying out numerous attacks in Afghanistan,...
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Southern States See Decline in COVID-19 While Infections in Northern States Increase
The COVID-19 pandemic is now displaying a regional divergence in its rate of spread in the United States. While infections in southern states are declining, the number of cases being reported in northern states are...
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva (R) speaks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) during a press conference for the the Fourth 1+6 Roundtable Dialogue at Diaoyutai State Guest House on November 21, 2019 in Beijing, China.
Favoring China: IMF Meeting to Decide Fate of Managing Director Ends Without Resolution
The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met on Oct. 8 to discuss the fate of incumbent Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva following a controversy linked to communist China. However, the meeting was adjourned...
The CMC is aimed at countering China to protect American interests.
CIA Forms New Mission for Countering Communist China
On Oct. 7, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) announced the creation of a mission exclusively dedicated to addressing the “global challenges” posed by communist China. Director William J Burns emphasized that the threat from China...
Iceland Halts use of Moderna Vaccine for all Ages Citing Health Concerns
On Oct. 8, Iceland announced that it was halting the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine after other Nordic nations took similar measures. But unlike Sweden, Denmark, and Finland that have all banned the vaccine’s use...
Beijing: Heavy Rains Thwart Plan to Produce More Coal for Resolving Power Crisis
China is reeling under a significant power crisis. There is a shortage of coal to produce electricity. Many regions have been instructed to ration power in a bid to manage the issue; a move expected...
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Twitter Continues to Ban Trump But Allows Accounts Created by Dictators and Terrorist Organizations to Operate
Leopoldo López, one of the opposition leaders in Venezuela, recently expressed his surprise that Donald Trump has been removed from Twitter even when Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is still allowed access. He added that other...