US cracks down on Chinese companies which use Muslim Uighur slave labor
The Trump administration announced Monday that its sanctions on Chinese companies which use Muslim Uighur slave labor could affect up to $250 million worth of goods that come from the Xinjiang region of China, the Western Journal reports.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued an order allowing customs officials to hold shipments if they suspect the products were made in violation of US laws on slavery and human trafficking. In order for the products to be released to the US market, the companies must prove no forced labor was used to make them. The measures target products and cotton made at five specific Chinese companies and locations, the Western Journal said....
The CCP and particularly Xi are on a tear thru Chinese society which was permitted to have more personal freedom. What is happening in Western China, away from borders where info might leak, is troubling. But these Cultural Revolution 2.0 tactics are easily exportable anywhere in the nation, incl HK. Christians are in the crosshairs.
Unfortunately, the CCP and Maoists have exported the Cultural Revolution to our shores. It takes the form of Critical Race Theory and "social justice" but it's the same. And notice how the attention has to be shifted to the Russians. While Putin & Co. is not a trustworthy entity, they represent a different kind of threat and not as serious as the CCP.
We should have as much or more concern over what's happening in Russia as china, neither should be ignoredâť—,
Paul D. Shinkman wrote: Russia's war in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea since 2014 has been largely forgotten in Washington as seen from Trump's oneness to invite Russia to rejoin G7. Likewise Putin's successful referendum allowing him to stay in power until 2036 has been largely unquestioned internationally and domestically amidst the covid chaos," Grigas says. "With neighboring China's President Xi Jinping also having solidified his position as president for life in 2018, Putin is squarely in a strong camp of authoritarian states posing a viable alternative to liberal democracies."
Yet the manner in which Putin has executed these achievements leaves many critics with experience in Russia questioning the longevity of his rule....
excerpt from, "The Failure of Putinâ€™s Grand Plan"