American Hypocrisy Towards Unauthorized & Violent Protests Must End

American Hypocrisy Towards Unauthorized & Violent Protests Must End

Whenever American administrations change, usually only the heads of various agencies and a few folks below them are replaced. Sometimes this is substantive, other times it’s only cosmetic, but the fact of the matter is that the vast majority of the members of its military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies (“deep state”) remain the same. The…

US Meddling in Hong Kong

US Meddling in Hong Kong

Midway in a week of shocking news, I awakened last Wednesday to a piece in  Asia Sentinel that made my heart sink lower than everything else I had read by then. Our apple-pie authoritarianism, now manifest in a frenzy of censorship, is frightening enough. What is going on in Hong Kong is magnitudes worse. An…

China Uproots Hong Kong’s US-Backed Opposition

China Uproots Hong Kong’s US-Backed Opposition

China finalised its campaign against protests in its Hong Kong territory when it expelled opposition politicians from Hong Kong’s government for endangering national security. Following this move, opposition politicians still in office resigned in protest, leaving the territory’s government firmly pro-Beijing. This came after a sweeping security law was passed which focused heavily on cutting…

Hong Kong Security Law Is Common Sense, Not Controversial

Hong Kong Security Law Is Common Sense, Not Controversial

China’s special administration region of Hong Kong saw the passing of a security law outlawing acts universally recognized as criminal and threats to any nation’s security and sovereignty. Despite what would appear to be common sense legislation, the Western media has cried “controversy.” While the West claims it fears curbs on freedoms inside China –…