Censorship in China ramps up to probe social media platforms

Censorship in China ramps up to probe social media platforms

From Technocracy News Armed with a new cybersecurity law, China’s Technocratic government is going after social networks to purge data and people that “endanger national security, public security and the social order”. Among other things, they are looking for ‘fake rumours’. ⁃ TN Editor China has launched probes into three of its largest social networking platforms over the […]

The West betrays U.S. heroes who prevented another 9/11

The West betrays U.S. heroes who prevented another 9/11

By Giulio Meotti / Gatestone Institute One of the most important chapters in the war on terror is being rewritten — with a moral inversion. Islamic terrorists who were arrested and deported have become “liberal causes célèbres“, while agents of the CIA who questioned them are not only being condemned but also financially crushed by punishment […]

How middle-class Europeans fare under the welfare state

How middle-class Europeans fare under the welfare state

By Daniel J, Mitchell / FEE ccording to progressives like Bernie Sanders, European nations have wonderfully generous welfare states financed by high tax rates on the rich. They’re partly right. There are very large welfare states in Europe (though I wouldn’t use “wonderfully” and “generous” to describe systems that have caused economic stagnation and high levels of unemployment). But […]

G-20 nations will isolate the US – until they want American energy

G-20 nations will isolate the US – until they want American energy

From the Heartland Institute World leaders at the recent G-20 summit presented a mostly unified front against President Donald Trump in retaliation for his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. The opposition to Trump’s policies — framed as the “G19 vs the US” and formulated in the name of saving Earth from […]

Islamist spies infiltrating the West to terrorize Christians

Islamist spies infiltrating the West to terrorize Christians

By Majid Rafizadeh / Gatestone Institute The continuing persecution, imprisonment, murder and torture of non-Muslims is now well-documented and visible on a daily basis. In particular, Christians, Jews, Yazidis, Kurds, Hindus and Baha’is are victimized under Islamist rule. This issue requires attention and correction, but it is not the only threat that is coming from these tyrannical […]

Venezuela the new “dictatorship”

Venezuela the new “dictatorship”

A dozen foreign ministers from across the Americas have condemned Venezuela’s new constituent assembly, saying their governments will refuse to recognise the all-powerful body. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro convoked the constituent assembly in what he says is an attempt to resolve the nation’s political standoff but opposition leaders contend it is a power grab. […]

The Palestinians’ “creativity for hate”

The Palestinians’ “creativity for hate”

By Khaled Abu Toameh / Gatestone Institute Palestinian teenage girls are facing ridicule and hate for attending a summer camp for coexistence in the US. The camp, which brings Palestinian and Israeli girls together, is organized by Creativity for Peace, an organization in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Since 2003, up to 20 Israeli and Palestinian girls, aged […]

Can Switzerland survive today’s assault on cash and sound money?

Can Switzerland survive today’s assault on cash and sound money?

By Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna / Mises Wire “Switzerland will have the last word,” wrote Victor Hugo in the late 19th century. “It possesses one of the most perfect forms of government in the world.” A contemporary of his, Frederick Kuenzli, a scholar of the Swiss Army, boasted: “No purer type of Republican ideals, no more fixed and devoted […]

Hero imams

Hero imams

By Khadija Khan / Gatestone Institute More than 60 Islamic leaders and imams — from France, Belgium, Britain, Tunisia, and of different Islamic faiths — in a move that may be unprecedented, are touring Europe to denounce Islamic terrorism and to pay homage to the victims of terror in Europe by visiting many of the sites […]

UK to ban new diesel and petrol car sales by 2040

UK to ban new diesel and petrol car sales by 2040

Sales of new diesel and petrol cars will be banned in Britain from 2040, the UK government has announced as it looks to improve the country’s worsening air quality. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs’ (Defra) plans, which come after a similar pledge from President Macron of France, will also put an end […]