Used most often as a pejorative, "ban" is inconsistently applied to indicate an action taken by a government in relation to the supposed freedoms of citizens. Allegations of actions taken are often poorly supported with evidence.
Americas Populists Join in on Anti-China War PropagandaBrian Berletic | When consensus for war is reached on the left and right of American politics, the march toward inevitable war is rarely stopped. Watching Breaking Points - what many might have believed was “progressive left” in the United States - invite an adjunct fellow at an arms/oil/banking-funded think tank on to sell war with China is a warning sign of just how dangerously close the US is to reaching that “consensus.”
17 Oct 2021
Silk and Steel Podcast Ep 130: China, India and Israel, Palestine with Justin PodurCarl Zha | I talk to Justin Podur of the Anti-Empire Project about the histories of India and China with Israel and Palestine, in the the wake of Israel 2021 atrocities in Gaza and West Bank of Palestine.
25 May 2021
Silk and Steel Podcast Ep 86 - US China Tech War w an Industry InsiderOn the day of Trump ban on Wechat, I talked to an IT industry insider about ongoing US-China tech war, its origin, role of US intelligence agencies and US tech giants, and the future of US-China competition in the tech space
23 Sep 2020
Playing Genocide Politics: The Zenz-Xinjiang CaseIn July 2020, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for “using forced sterilization, forced abortion, and coercive family planning against Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang.” Stunningly, Pompeo based the charge on just one source: “German researcher Adrian Zenz’s shocking revelations.”
11 Jun 2021