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Big Tech Now the ‘Fourth Branch of Government?’

Axios’s Felix Salmon has called Big Tech “the fourth branch of government” because of its recent concerted and successful shutdown of President Trump’s ability to communicate on social media. He seems pleased. Read More ›
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Censored keyboard key. Finger
Censored keyboard key. Finger

Parler is Silenced

The social media company Parler—which is a French word meaning “to speak”—was mugged and left for dead by Big Tech last week in what appears to be the start of a cultural offensive aimed at stifling conservative advocacy in our country’s public discourse. Read More ›
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Chinese flags on barbed wired wall in Kashgar (Kashi), Xinjiang, China.
Chinese flags on barbed wired wall in Kashgar (Kashi), Xinjiang, China.

Apple Supplier Charged with Exploiting Uyghur Forced Labor

We hear a lot about “reckonings” these days. But surely something has to be done about the atrocious human-rights abuses in China that appear to include slave/forced labor for the benefit of American companies such as Apple. Read More ›
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Businesses Must Not Cooperate with the ‘Fourth Reich’ of Communist China

Human exceptionalism imposes duties as well as rights. A crucial obligation of each and every one of us is to treat each of our human brothers and sisters as equals. Hence, slavery is evil and the antithesis of human exceptionalism because it treats equals as unequal and human beings as objects to be exploited for the benefit of those with the power to control the enslaved. Ditto, forced labor camps filled with people imprisoned due to political or religious persecution — as occurs with appalling efficiency in the “Fourth Reich” that is Communist China. Internationally prominent companies are being charged in the media with benefiting from forced labor in China. From the AFP story: China is transferring tens of thousands of Uighur Read More ›