Brooks: Trump Admin Deserves Credit for Putting Money Towards Vaccine and Testing

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while the Trump administration’s coronavirus response has had flaws, it does deserve credit for doing “a decent job of pouring money, both toward a vaccine and toward testing.” Brooks said,

'To Be or Not to Be': Chinese Media Credit Hamlet's Suicide Monologue for Driving Xi Jinping to Become a Despot

An enthusiastically positive profile of Communist Party leader Xi Jinping in the Chinese state news service Xinhua claims that reading the “To Be or Not to Be” soliloquy in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet – a monologue about contemplating suicide – inspired Xi to spread his totalitarian ideology through politics.

China’s Social Credit System Humiliates ‘Deadbeats’ with Embarrassing Ringtone

China’s “social credit” system–a dystopian surveillance nightmare that monitors people in countless ways and automatically dishes out punishments for poor citizenship and political dissidence–is humiliating “discredited individuals” by forcing them to use an embarrassing ringtone on their cell phones.

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