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US Adds More Chinese Firms to Trade Blacklist for Human Rights Abuses
The Biden administration imposed trade restrictions on over 30 Chinese companies and research institutes on Dec. 16. These entities were accused of being involved in the development of technologies used for human rights abuses and...
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Sen. Rubio: Consulting Firm That Served Pentagon Lied About Its Links to Chinese Government
According to Senator Marco Rubio from Florida, the world’s largest management and consulting firm McKinsey & Co. “appears to have lied” in regards to its connections with the Chinese government. Rubio said McKinsey executives told...
This picture taken on March 1, 2021 shows a view of the U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81), part of Destroyer Squadron 2, arriving in Port Sudan. Commander Lucian Kins has been relieved of duty. While an official spokesperson said Kins lost the confidence of superior officers for refusing a “lawful order,” anonymous officials told Associated Press it was because his COVID-19 vaccine religious exemption was denied, yet he still refused injection.
Fired Navy Destroyer Commander Allegedly Refused COVID-19 Vaccine
A commanding officer for a U.S. Navy destroyer has been removed from his position, allegedly a result of refusing to comply with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine mandates. Commander Lucian Kins, second in command of...
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US Using Export Control Tools to Sanction Chinese Company SenseTime Group
On Dec. 10, the White House released a “Joint Statement on the Export Controls and Human Rights Initiative” that commits “to use export control tools to prevent the proliferation of software and other technologies used to...
Cargo ships sit off the coast of Huntington Beach, California on October 23, 2021. More than 100 ships are waiting to unload containers outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Over 100 Ships Waiting to Offload Cargo in California
The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California have been experiencing record backlogs over the past few months. They are still overwhelmed by the number of ships waiting to unload this month....
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...
Saule Omarova withdrew her application to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on Dec. 7 after meeting with bipartisan
Biden’s Marxist Currency Comptroller Nominee Withdraws After Bipartisan Backlash
President Joe Biden’s nomination for a crucial and high-powered financial sector regulatory body voluntarily withdrew her application after a number of centrist Democrats were said to be pushing opposition behind the scenes over the candidate’s...
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US and Taiwan Reach New Agreement to Bolster Chip Technology
The U.S. and Taiwan have reached a new agreement to strengthen cooperation between the two by establishing new frameworks in technology trade, investment and innovation.  U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s office said a five-hour call...
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Rolling Out ‘Full Process Democracy’, Beijing Attempts to Equate Communism With Liberty
News analysis U.S. President Joe Biden’s campaign saw the invitation of over 100 world leaders, civil society and private-sector representatives to his long-touted "Summit for Democracy” held on Dec. 4 and 5. The virtual summit...